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:
Early Bird Registration discount before 28 March!
Questions? Contact Amy Siuda at firstname.lastname@example.org
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