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STEM Ed Announcement: Blue Carbon PD
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: Blue Carbon PD
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 6 May 2015 12:46:33 -0400
This is not a UMass program.
Contact information is below.
Hello, For those of you who would like to get up to speed about the
concept of blue carbon, heres an upcoming opportunity.
The Waquoit Bay Reserve Coastal Training program is offering a workshop
May 12,13 at Massasoit Community College on the results of a four year
research project at the Reserve looking at how much carbon can be
sequestered in salt marshes. The concept of Blue Carbon (the carbon
stored in coastal wetland ecosystems) is a relatively new concept and
this workshop will introduce you to the concepts and the research
behind the results. There will also be two hands on sessions on the
second day sponsored by the WBNERR education department focusing on the
high school STEM curriculum Bringing Wetlands to Market: STEM
Curriculum Linking Climate Change and Wetlands
(http://wbnerrwetlandscarbon.net/teachers ) we designed around the
If you cant make the entire meeting, you have several options if youd
like to get up to speed on this topic as well as pick up some field,
classroom, and on-line activities that fit NGSS and MA STE standards.
1. You could come for just the education sessions (Wednesday, May
13, 3-5 pm)
2. You could come for just Wednesday or Tuesday or both days, (May
3. You could stop by the poster session reception (Tuesday, 5-6:30)
You can earn PDPs equal to the amount of contact hours you attend the
workshop- you will need to send a follow up e-mail on how you will
apply what you learned to your classroom.
If youre planning on attending the education sessions, e-mail me at
firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know which option youd like to take.
Hope to see you there!
http://www.waquoitbayreserve.org/event-registration/?ee=232 for a
downloadable flyer or to register for one or two days of the
Please contact me with any questions.
Joan Muller (508-457-0495 x107)
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