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Salmon Fishing & Ecology Teacher Workshop

by megan on Nov. 22nd, 2013 No Comments

Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and Seven Tepees Youth Program proudly present:

Salmon fishing boat Salmon Fishing & Ecology
Teacher Workshop
Saturday, December 7th
8:30am – 12:30pm

At the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary 3rd Floor Conference Room, 991 Marine Drive, San Francisco

Bring a local fisherman into your classroom!
This exciting free program will provide teachers insights and techniques on how to teach students about salmon ecology and commercial fishing in Central California.

The workshop will include:

  • Presentation by local Fisherman Mike Hudson on the lifestyle and challenges of commercial salmon fishing in Central California.
  • Salmon Dissection: GFNMS educator will lead teachers through an external and internal examination of an adult King Salmon to gain a deeper understanding of this animal’s adaptions and lifecycle.
  • Sharing curriculum with teachers and discussing ways students can become more aware of watersheds and fishing issues.

Cost: FREE
Contact Peter Winch at: (415) 425-6450 or pwinch@farallones.org
Space is limited. Coffee and bagels will be served!

This workshop has been provided by The Gulf of The Farallones National Marine Sanctuary and 7 Tepees Youth Program as part of the BWET funded WAVES Program.

Try an Edventuremore In Class Program!

by megan on Nov. 14th, 2013 No Comments

Edventuremore In-Class Programs

Try an Edventure More In Class Program (ICP)

Voted “Best Educational Support Program” five years running by BayAreaParent Magazine!

ICPs feature:

  • A 1-hour, hands-on science experiment led in K-5th grade classrooms by an enthusiastic Edventure More guest science presenter
  • Learning objectives aligned with CA State Science Standards
  • Featured projects designed by the California Academy of Sciences, NASA and Edventure More
  • Innovative classroom management techniques employed by presenters

Edventure More uses funds raised from their fee-based summer camp programs: Camp Edmo and Camp EdTech, to sponsor ICPs for teachers.

Visit their website for current pricing and to see what Teachers have to say about their programs.

See a list of ICP Programs for your grade and reserve your 2014 ICP Program online now! Questions? Call 415.282.MORE (6673).