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Introduction to Oceanography and Marine Biology


Region: Berkshire, Boston, Cape Cod, Central MA, MetroNorth , MetroWest, Northeast, Pioneer Valley, Southeast
Level: Grade 9 - 12
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Description: 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.

Topics: Chemistry, Climate Change, Earth Science, Environmental Sustainability , Life Science, Marine Science, Oceanography, Oceans, Physical Science, Water Quality

Aligned to content standards (if any):

Additional information (if any): 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.

For more information, visit www.neaq.org/workshops.

Questions? Contact the Teacher Resource Center at trc@neaq.org or 617.973.6590

Dates: July 8-12, plus pre –course homework
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

All participants will have access to all course materials (PowerPoints, lesson plans, and other resources).

Fee Information: $300 (additional $330 fee for 3 graduate credits from Endicott College)
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Using dissections in the classroom.