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Ocean with NOAA Professional Development for Educators of Grades 6-12
October 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Deadline: September 21st
Educators are invited to join NOAA OER staff to learn more about the importance of ocean exploration, current exploration technologies, and recent deep-sea discoveries. This full-day Professional Development workshop will introduce standards-based, hands-on activities and other
resources that guide classroom teaching and learning. Ocean health, unique underwater habitats, underwater mapping, and remotely-operated vehicles are just a few of the topics to be addressed.
Registration is required and space is limited.
Educators will receive the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Education Materials Collection Volume 1: Why Do We Explore? and Volume 2: How Do We Explore?, additional resources, an NOAA Ocean Exploration Certificate of Participation, continental breakfast, lunch, admission to the aquarium, parking, and a $75 stipend.
Lessons are designed for grades 6-12 but many activities can be scaled to suit educator needs.