SeaPerch/NOAA Ocean Exploration Workshop
Date: 06/24/13 8:30am - 4:00pm - 06/25/13 8:30am - 4:00pm
Location: Audobon Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans, Louisiana
Monday, June 24, 2013: Learn how to build a SeaPerch underwater robot to start a SeaPerch program in your classroom or after school program. All materials will be provided. For more information, visit the SeaPerch website.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013: The NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer Education Materials Collection, How Do We Explore? will be introduced to highlight the capabilities and assets of the Nation’s first ship dedicated to solely exploring the world’s ocean. Participants will learn how to use Next Generation Science Standards-based lessons and other online resources that guide classroom investigations into the innovative exploration strategies, sophisticated instrumentation and equipment used onboard the ship to explore our largely unknown world ocean. Topics include modern reasons for ocean exploration and the technologies used to explore the deep ocean, with a focus on underwater remotely operated vehicles to emphasize real-world applications for SeaPerch work conducted on Day 1.
Registration is required and space is limited. Educators will receive a stipend. Each participant will receive the Okeanos Explorer Education Materials Collection, Volume 2: How Do We Explore?, a Certificate of Participation, continental breakfasts, and lunches.
Registration deadline is June 14, 2013.
Contact Name: Tricia LeBlanc
Contact Phone: (504) 378-2675
Contact Email: tleblanc@AudobonInstitute.org
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