A COSEE-China Planning Workshop has been funded by NSF International Planning Grants and Workshops. It will take place in Beijing, China, March 6-13, 2010. Travel funds and participation support will be provided for five (5) students/postdocs, one (1) US Ocean Scientist, one (1) COSEE PI (or COSEE Council Member), one (1) US K-12 teacher, and one (1) US Education Specialist to participate in this first COSEE-China Planning Workshop. Applications are due December 4, 2009. US participants (1 teacher, 1 ocean scientist, 5 students/postdocs, 1 COSEE PI, 1 education specialist) will be selected by the Selection Committee (Bob Chen and Xuchen Wang) based on experience in Ocean Education, diverse and unique potential contributions to this workshop, interest in China, and potential impact that this workshop may have on your career. Underrepresented minorities applicants will be viewed favorably to ensure a diverse group of participants.For details contact <Bob Chen> firstname.lastname@example.org.