Red wiggler worms are looking for new homes in preschool through 6th grade classrooms in Kitsap County! These worms are more than just classroom pets-- they are super garbage eaters and science teachers. Middle & high school classrooms can also receive worm composting materials; complete the application below.
Learn whether worm adoption is right for you! Share the requirements for adopting worms with your students so they can help make an informed adoption decision.
Applications for the 2016-2017 school year are closed. Please check back in September!
If you have a summer educational program that meets regularly and has at least 10 students, please email email@example.com to request a worm bin.
Once your application has been received, program staff will contact you to schedule your adoption day. In the meantime, students should prepare for adoption day by talking about a plan for feeding the worms.
On adoption day, students will have explore the question, "How do worms help us recycle?" through a hands-on investigation and short video. They will also receive an adoption certificate and other materials. Thursdays or Fridays, minimum 45 minutes.
If you cannot keep a worm bin for an extended period, a limited number of worm bins are available for short-term loan! Does not include an educational lesson.
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Timelapse Video of Red Worms Eating (Youtube)
How Worms Can Reduce Our Waste: Animated Educational Video (Youtube)