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Free online workshop about ocean sciences!

by megan on Sep. 3rd, 2010 No Comments

Attention California Teachers (Grades 7 and higher)!

Learn how to incorporate ocean sciences with core science subjects, utilizing remote sensing and animal tracking data while investigating conservation stories.
To find out more and to apply for this FREE training visit the ACES Website.

*Graduate credit & CEUs at reduced rates are available.
*FREE Training for teachers

This training is comprised of 6 1-hour LIVE ONLINE sessions, using only a phone and computer with live internet access. Sessions start September 13, and are offered in the late afternoon and early evening.

Participants will receive ACES curriculum guide and accompanying posters and receive support throughout the school year to implement.

Animals in Curriculum Based Ecosystem Studies (ACES) captures the interest of middle and high school students as they learn science in the context of the ocean, with high quality curriculum-based activities and NOAA remote sensing data. Students can follow animals through NOAA’s National Marine Sanctuaries. Track ocean animals while learning about conservation issues that may affect them.

This training opportunity is being offered by US Satellite Inc, NOAA’s Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and Oikonos Ecosystem Knowledge and is supported by a California Coastal Commission Whale Tail License Plate Grant.

This training is only available to teachers in California at this time. Please contact Jennifer Stock or Meghan Marrero with any questions.

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