How Do We Explore? An Online Professional Development Workshop for Educators

NOAA Ocean Exploration and Research Program Announces How Do We Explore? An Online Professional Development Workshop for Educators of All Grade Levels , January 24 – February 11, 2011 in partnership with the College of Exploration

Join NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) for the latest educator professional development opportunity based upon the voyages of NOAA’s new ship and America’s Ship for Ocean Exploration, the Okeanos Explorer. This offering introduces the second volume of the Okeanos Explorer Education Materials Collection, How Do We Explore? Topics include searching for anomalies, selecting sites for exploration, communication tools, telepresence technology, mapping techniques, water column study and operating remotely-operated vehicles. This course contains inquiry-based lessons for all grade-levels, and facilitated online reflective conversations about how we approach the study of our largely unexplored ocean. The workshop is free for all participants and will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Educators will have the option to receive one graduate extension credit ($100) or obtain a certificate of completion. Registration is open at http://www.coexploration.org/oe

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