The Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve—Maryland is proud to partner with the NOAA Environmental Science Training Center - Cooperative Oxford Lab and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to offer an exciting teacher professional learning opportunity (pdf attachment for printing and posting):
Teachers On The Estuary—Data Edition!!
Held July 31 to August 4 (with some pre-course homework leading up to those dates, and lesson planning follow-up) at the stunning Karen Noonan Center in Crocheron, MD. This middle and high school level course is designed to support teachers’ understanding of the environment using technology and scientific instrumentation to enhance local, participant-driven field experiences and authentic research.
During this dynamic five-day residential program, participants will explore Dorchester County’s coastal habitats by conducting field investigations and interacting with local scientists, community members and coastal educators, as well as practice integrating local and national monitoring data into the classroom through cross-disciplinary, hands-on field activities highlighting CBF’s Environmental Literacy Model, Chesapeake Exploration and Estuaries 101 Curriculum.
The Course is FREE (with a small processing fee).
Course credit and $200 in implementation support are provided upon full course completion. Registration is filling up.
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