Suggested for science educators grades 5 through 12.
Part 1: Why do we explore?
Saturday, November 14 (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Part 2: How do we explore?
Saturday, September 26 (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
Join us for this two-part workshop series, designed to help you use online resources and inquiry- and standards-based lessons to connect your students to the living world.
You’ll also learn how to guide classroom inquiries about:
- How sites are selected for exploration
- Mapping techniques
- Water-column exploration
- Remotely operated vehicles
- Telepresence technology that enables access to real-time ocean exploration.
Clock Hours: Illinois teachers registered for this program will receive 7 Clock Hours upon completion as well as a letter that can be shared with your school administration.
Space is limited. Participants who attend both days of this two-part series will receive a $100 stipend. Participants receive the Okeanos Explorer Education Materials Curriculum Collection, a NOAA Ocean Exploration Certificate of Participation and other materials related to the presentations.