COSEE: The Oceans, They Are A-Changin': How Might This Affect You?
Date: 03/20/09 1:00 pm CST - 03/20/09 4:00 pm CST
Location: Westin New Orleans Canal Place, Ballroom I, New Orleans, LA
Attendance: Middle Level - High School Educators

Examining the role of ocean-observing technological advances as a means of understanding coastal change offers a unique and compelling approach to integrate marine science, technology, mathematics, and engineering with history and culture into classroom educational materials. During this course, participants will interact with experts from NASA, NOAA, and other top scientists to learn about research methods and cutting-edge technology employed to study changes in our oceans and coasts. Participants will use materials designed for grades 6-12, developed by the COSEE Network. The classroom activities contain exciting applications of online data and use high-quality resources in the context of better understanding an authentic scientific and societal challenge.

Presenter(s): Liesl Hotaling (The Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries: Beacon, NY); Annette deCharon (Darling Marine Center: University of Maine, Walpole, ME); Janice McDonnell (Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences: New Brunswick, NJ)

Registration fee: $27 advance; $32 on site.

Look for Short Course "SC-13" here.

Contact Name: Liesl Hotaling
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