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SciREN: A Marine Science Workshop for K-12 Science Teachers: April 25
Registration Deadline: April 15
April 25, 2013 — 5:30-7:30 p.m., NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, 1 Roosevelt Blvd., Pine Knoll Shores. Map and Directions.
Attention All K-12 Science Teachers!!
- Are you excited about local marine and environmental sciences?
- Are you interested in meeting and engaging with local scientists?
- Are you curious about how to use scientific research in your classroom?
Please join the UNC-CH Institute of Marine Sciences and the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores for this FREE workshop designed to bring together K-12 teachers and local marine scientists from various institutions and agencies. North Carolina Sea Grant is one of several cosponsors.
At this workshop you will:
- Learn more about marine research conducted in North Carolina
- Obtain materials and ideas to take home and implement in the classroom
- Take part in demonstrations and hands-on activities
- Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Registration deadline is April 15. Please register online or call 252-247-4003 ext. 257.
Danielle Abbey and Rachel Gittman, UNC-IMS, Salt marsh ecosystem dynamics
Michelle Brodeur and Sara Coleman, UNC-IMS, Coastal habitats and food-webs
Kristina Cammen, Meagan Dunphy-Daly, Amanda Kaltenberg, DUML, Marine Predators (Traveling Trunk)
Linghan Dong, UNC-IMS, Why and where will blue-green algae bloom?
Emily Elliott, UNC, Coastal Geology and Sedimentology: Natural and Human Impacts to Barrier Islands
Heather Heenehan, DUML, Spinner Dolphins, Sounds and Spectrograms
Alyse Larkin and Maria de Oca, DUML, Plankton Power: How Phytoplankton Shape our World
Jessica Lewis and others, Surfrider, Promoting conservation of oceans, waves, and beaches
Amy Pflaumer, UNC-IMS, Cyanobacteria threatens our water supplies
Keith Rittmaster, NC Maritime Museum, Getting to Know Whales
Johanna Rosman, Janelle Fleming, Jie Gao, UNC-IMS, The phenomenal force of the wind: how it affects our estuaries and seas
Reny Tyson, DUML, Tagging Humpback Whales in Antarctica
Michelangelo von Dassow, DUML, Cells, animals, and environment: animal development at multiple scales
Yasmin von Dassow, DUML, Why do animals do what they do? Ecology, Evolution, Behavior, and Biodiversity
Charmaine Yung, Chris Ward, Katy Davis, Tara Essock-Burns, DUML, Microscopic marine organisms with MEGA ecosystem roles
To learn more, please visit: http://sciren.web.unc.edu/. For questions, please contact Justin Ridge at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kerry Irish at 252-726-6841 ext. 126.
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