2017 Professional Development Opportunities
Educator Science Café: Coffee and Conversation with Caretta caretta
Date and Time: March 7, 2017 from 4:30 – 6:30 PM
Location: The Refuge 1517 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC 29451
Cost: Free to attend; beverages and food are available for purchase
Grab a cup of joe and learn about our state reptile, the loggerhead sea turtle! You’ll learn about the biology, human impacts, and conservation efforts of this beloved animal that visits our coastal waters and beaches every year. Joining us for the café are some of the top experts in the field: Dr. Dave Owens, Professor Emeritus, College of Charleston: Kelly Thorvalson, Sea Turtle Rescue Program Manager, SC Aquarium; and Michelle Pate, Sea Turtle Program Coordinator, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. This event is coordinated in partnership with Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum. To register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZBYHBYD.
2016 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Salt Marsh STEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Art-Math) Workshop
July 25-29, 2016
Hobcaw Barony/North Inlet Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
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 email@example.com.
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