PD Workshop: Exploring Ocean Literacy through Science and Children’s Literature, Maine

When: June 28-30, 2010, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Where: On the seaside campus of Southern Maine Community College (SMCC), South Portland, Maine

Use hands-on science activities, field experiences, relevant children’s literature, and local scientific data to learn about the marine life, water quality, and environmental issues of our coastal waters.   Every participant will take away:

40 ready-to-use activities in science and literacy geared to 4-6th grades, adaptable to other grade levels

Ocean-related children’s books and reference guides

Maps, props, and equipment for your classroom

Consultation to tailor activities to your curriculum

15 contact hours for recertification purposes (1.5 CEUs)

This course is offered in conjunction with the University of Southern Maine’s Professional Development Center. By special arrangement, the cost of the course has been reduced from the University’s standard fee of $295 to $250.

Register for EDIS 1766 at (207) 780-5055 or pdc@usm.maine.edu.

Contact keeper@cascobay.org or (207)799-8574.

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