Marine Science Teacher Workshop

Join SEA Discovery Center’s Education Coordinator Denise Kilkenny-Tittle for a 1.5 day workshop designed to immerse secondary teachers in NGSS-supported marine science field investigations and activities that engage middle and high school students in the scientific process.

Program Description

Do you want…
…your students to participate in authentic, real-life marine science?
…a curriculum unit that supports NGSS and is tailored to your needs?
…to explore connections between humans and the marine ecosystem?

If so, join SEA Discovery Center’s Education Coordinator Denise Kilkenny-Tittle for a 1.5 day workshop designed to immerse secondary teachers in NGSS-supported marine science field investigations and activities that engage middle and high school students in the scientific process.

Youth program participants and staff must abide by all University regulations and program rules.

Information At a Glance:

  • Audience: Teachers of grades 6-12
  • Dates: September 13 and 14, 2019
  • Time: 4:30 – 8:30 p.m., 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Location: SEA Discovery Center

Participants will:

  • Carry out authentic marine field investigations that incorporate NGSS practices, including using collected data to answer research questions
  • Engage in hands- and minds-on pre- and post-lesson activities
  • Use a performance task to build background knowledge and skills
  • Evaluate how field investigations can support and strengthen existing curriculum
  • Receive dinner on Friday

Eligible participants can earn:

  • 10 Washington State-approved STEM clock hours free
  • Up to $100 implementation stipend (must attend full workshop and bring a class to SEA Discovery Center for a field investigation during 2019-2020)

Participants are asked to bring:

  • Enthusiasm and a curious mind
  • Sack lunch for Saturday
  • Water bottle and snack (optional both days)

Schedule

Friday, September 13, 2019

4:30-8:30 p.m. dinner provided
Saturday, September 14, 2019  9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. bring sack lunch

Location

SEA Discovery Center
18743 Front Street NE
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Directions

 

Parking

There is limited parking available directly in front of SEA Discovery Center. You can also find all day parking along 3rd Ave. NE and the old police station across from there, or the King Olaf Parking Lot at the other end of Front St. Please allow for time to park and walk to the Center.

Cancellation Policy

All classes and programs are self-sustaining and subject to minimum enrollments. For accurate enrollment counts, please submit cancellations seven days in advance of the session in writing to SEAeducation@wwu.edu.