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On The Waterfront Summer 2019

Dates: July 22-26, plus pre –course homework
Time: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Location: New England Aquarium
For: Educators, grades 6-8 (others welcomed)
Cost: $300
Credit: 40 PDPs or 3 graduate credits from Endicott College ($330 additional fee)

Learn how to incorporate local coastal ecosystems into your existing curriculum by joining the staff of the New England Aquarium for our On the Waterfront course, where we will learn of all things related to the shoreline. Participants will conduct field- and in-classroom investigations, apply inquiry skills and learn content knowledge through hands-on activities. Boston Harbor will be used as an example to teach concepts such as linking science and literacy, marine biodiversity, adaptations, ecosystems, properties of water, human impacts, and conservation efforts as well as much more!

* 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.

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