Ocean Science Professional Development Workshop
Date: 07/24/12 - 07/27/12
Location: Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, East Boothbay, Maine
Attendance: Maine high school science teachers (interested middle school teachers may also apply!!)

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is offering a four-day professional development workshop to teachers interested in working with Bigelow scientists to increase their knowledge of ocean science and involve their students in hands-on science exploration.

Educators attending the workshop will learn how to teach fundamentals of ocean science in a local and global context. Topics covered include the history of oceanography, the carbon cycle, primary productivity and climate change. Participants will spend a day in the field on a research cruise, attend seminars by Bigelow scientists and engage in hands-on learning activities. All attendees will receive curriculum materials, lab equipment and follow-up academic year support, as well as 3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

The workshop will be taught by Dr. David Fields and Dr. Nicole Poulton, both Research Scientists at Bigelow Laboratory.

Cost: $100. Housing near the Lab, a transportation reimbursement and some meals will be provided. Click here for registration and more details.

Contact Name: Nicole Poulton
Contact Phone: (202) 747-3255 x513
Contact Email:

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