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2016 Teacher Professional Development Opportunities


Educator Science Café: The Science of Swim
May 26, 2016 from 4:00 – 6:30 PM (doors open at 4; program begins at 4:30)
Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum

 
Explore the science of swim from submarines to things with fins during our next Educator Science Café, “The Science of Swim”! Join the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources to learn from experts about how organisms, such as fish, are adapted for an aquatic environment and how submarines, SCUBA, and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs)  navigate underwater! You’ll have a chance to tour a sub, control an ROV, and explore additional hands-on demonstrations. This event is FREE and professional development credits will be provided. Questions? Please see the attached flyer for more details and to register. Questions? Contact E.V. Bell at ev.bell@scseagrant.org.


Seafloor Features and Plate Tectonics
Teacher Professional Development Workshop
June 14-16, 2016 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
College of Charleston

 
Join the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium and the College of Charleston’s Geology Department to investigate the Plate Tectonic Theory using hands-on classroom activities! By attending this workshop, you will discover how the different lithospheric plates formed seafloor features and ocean basins. The cost to attend this workshop is $85 and 15 renewal credits will be offered. For more information on the workshop and to register, please download the informational flyer. Questions? Contact EV Bell at ev.bell@scseagrant.org.


From Seeds to Shoreline Salt Marsh Restoration Program Teacher Training
June 29, 2016  from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
SC Department of Natural Resources     Charleston, SC
Deadline to Register: May 31, 2016

 
Interested in teaching your students about the importance of the salt marsh through a salt marsh restoration stewardship project? If so, you’ll want to learn about the From Seeds to Shoreline salt marsh restoration program! Join the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Ashley-Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium, and Clemson Carolina Clear for this free teacher training! Attendance to the training is a pre-requisite to participate in the program during the 2016-2017 school year. To learn more about the workshop please download the flyer and to register, please complete the following form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VD89KSN. Questions? Contact EV Bell at ev.bell@scseagrant.org

 

From Seeds to Shoreline Teacher Refresher Workshop
June 30, 2016 from 10 AM – 4 PM
McKenzie Field Station, Bennett’s Point, SC
Deadline to Register: May 31, 2016

 
If you’ve participated in the From Seeds to Shoreline program before, don’t miss out on our one-day training refresher! This training will include updates to the program, opportunities to assist with current research projects, estuary trip aboard the E/V Discovery, new resources and give-aways, and a chance to network with our state- and region-wide network of From Seeds to Shoreline teachers! To register for this free training, please fill out the form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VJHRCR8 by May 31. Questions? Contact EV Bell at ev.bell@scseagrant.org.



Salt Marsh STEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Math) Workshop
July 25-29, 2016
Hobcaw Barony/North Inlet Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Georgetown, SC


The Salt Marsh STEAM Workshop brings the science of the salt marsh together with photography, visual arts, and literature! Spend a week learning about the salt marsh ecosystem from scientists and developing techniques to teach these concepts using photography, writing, sketching, and watercolor. The workshop will be held at Hobcaw Barony at the North Inlet Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Georgetown, SC from July 25-29, 2016. Please download the informational flyer for more information on the workshop and how to register. Questions? Please contact E.V. Bell at ev.bell@scseagrant.org.


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