Dates: July 8-12, plus pre –course homework
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: New England Aquarium
For: Educators, grades 9-12 (others welcome)
Credit: 40 PDPs or 3 graduate credits from Endicott College ($330 additional fee)
In this class, participants will observe and practice techniques for incorporating ocean science into the classroom through hands-on lessons. Participants will learn from experts in the field and engage in field experiences, all while discovering methods for using the ocean as a tool to teach about Ecosystems, Earth Systems, Earth and Human Activity, and Motion and Stability. Topics include physical and chemical properties of the ocean, sea floor geology, marine biology, and human impacts and interactions with the ocean.
* Participants taking courses for PDPs will be required to complete homework assignments (1 pre-course and 5 assignments on Monday to Friday evenings). Participants taking courses for graduate credit will have additional weekly homework assignments beginning June 24thand ending with a final project due August 9th. Payment for graduate credit is due by June 21st.