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STEM Ed Announcement: Preparing for a Changing Coast
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: Preparing for a Changing Coast
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 13:33:30 -0400
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
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)
Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
149 Waquoit Hwy.
Waquoit, MA 02536
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