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STEM Ed Announcement: Preparing for a Changing Coast

This is not a UMass program.
 Contact information is below.
 Professional Development Workshop at Waquoit Bay Reserve
 Bouncing Back: Preparing for a Changing Coast: Engaging Students in the
 Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 8:30 am- 8:30 pm
 For middle and high school science, civics, and social studies
 $10.00 - Includes lunch and dinner 
 10 PDPs
 An engaging and relevant way to address Common Core standards for
 science, math, and social studies. The day will include hands-on,
 field, and on-line activities to bring back to your classroom, as well
 as expert presentations. There will be a field trip in the afternoon
 and the evening will feature a mock negotiation role play simulation
 Coastal Geologist presentation: Dr. Chris Weidman, the Reserves
 Research Coordinator, will present about local impacts of sea level
 rise and show how the Reserve is studying coastal processes. As weather
 permits, Dr. Weidman will demonstrate outdoor field activities to
 observe and measure coastal processes.
 Field Trip: Greg Berman, Coastal Processes Specialist for Woods Hole
 Oceanographic Institution Sea Grant and Cape Cod Cooperative Extension
 will lead a bus field trip to Falmouths South Coast to view the results
 of this winters coastal flooding and erosion and examples of what
 municipalities and homeowners are doing to try to deal with it.
 Role Play Simulation: The mock negotiation role play simulation
 activity is focused on a fictional coastal town with real data from the
 town of Barnstable.
 On-line and hands-on classroom activities: Try out sea level rise
 visualizations from NOAA websites as well as tangible modeling
 activities you can do with your students.
 PDP: Participants will have the opportunity to earn a certificate for
 10 PDPs upon completing a follow up activity with their students and
 handing in a reflection paper.
 Lunch, dinner, and snacks included.
 For more information check www.waquoitbayreserve.org  under the
 education/teachers tab or contact Joan Muller at 508-457-0495 x107 or
 Waquoit Bay Reserve Headquarters
 131 Waquoit Hwy. (Route 28), Waquoit, (East Falmouth)
 Advance registration for the workshop is required at
 ($10 due at time of registration)
 Joan Muller
 Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
 149 Waquoit Hwy.
 Box 3092
 Waquoit, MA 02536
 508-457-0495 x107

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