Teachers on the Estuary, PD Course

Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve,  Falmouth, MA, offers Teachers on the Estuary, a National Estuarine Research Reserve System program.  A field and research-based professional development course integrating content, methods, and activities on  Watersheds and Estuaries.  July 12 – 15 plus follow up session November 2, 2010.  Designed for teachers of grades 9-12, others welcome to apply. Work with local scientists and marine educators, explore coastal habitats and carry out field studies, learn how to use real data and guide student investigations. This course is supported by NOAA’s Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program. The course is free to participants but space is limited so application is required by April 30.  Application form and course description are available at www.waquoitbayreserve.org/teacher-training.asp

The course is also being offered at Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Prudence island, RI, June 28- July 1, 2010 and Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, Wells, ME, July 26-29, 2010.  For more information visit  www.estuaries.gov

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