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[Stemed-l] “Practicing Marine Science: Models for the Classroom”



40th Annual Massachusetts Marine Educators Meeting and Conference -

“Practicing Marine Science: Models for the Classroom”

 

*Announcement Update – Workshop Descriptions Now Available!*

 

When: Saturday, 9 April 2016 from 8:30am to 3:30pm

Where: Clark Building on the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Quissett Campus (360 Woods Hole Rd, Woods Hole, MA).

 

Morning Keynotes –

Dr. Ben Harden, Sea Education Association

Where does the Gulf Stream Go?

Dr. Carla Curran, Savannah State University

Using marine mammals as a “hook” to engage K-12 students in science.

 

Afternoon Workshops –

Choose two afternoon workshops from a suite of options designed to help you implement the newly adopted Massachusetts Science, Technology, and Engineering Standards, and the Science Engineering Design Practices, with a particular focus on using mod­eling and data in the classroom.

SCUTES: Collecting & Mapping Data From the Endangered Sturgeon Grade Level: 6-12

Density, Stratification and Mixing Grade Level: All

How Scientists Predict and Study Coral Bleaching Grade Level: 9-12

Creating Engaging and Inspiring Climate Activities Amongst the Doom and Gloom Grade Level: 3-8

Bringing Plastic Marine Debris into the Classroom Grade Level: 5-12

Navigating on Nobska Beach Grade level: 9-12

Where’s that dolphin and who is it hanging out with? Using marine mammal research to teach math and geography Grade level: k-12

 

Certificate of Participation will be available for those wishing to earn professional development points.

 

For more information, workshop descriptions, and to register, please visit:

http://ma-marine-ed.org/mmeevents/whoi-conference/

Early Bird Registration discount before 28 March!

Questions? Contact Amy Siuda at amys@sea.edu

 

 

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Amy NS Siuda, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Oceanography
SEA Semester Alumna C-142
Sea Education Association
P.O. Box 6 • Woods Hole, MA 02543
t: 508.540.3954 x551
f: 800.977.8516
www.sea.edu

 

 

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