Teacher Workshops

Science Institute for Educators 2013-2014

Real Stories in Research: The Lake Superior Edition

Each free 2-hour workshop features:

  • A 45-minute presentation by a local scientist about the Lake Superior watershed
  • Lesson plans and activities related to scientific presentations (aligned with MN Academic Standards)
  • Access to free teaching kits that can be checked out from Great Lakes Aquarium
  • 2 CEUs

Ready to sign up?

Register online here or contact Samantha Smingler: ssmingler@glaquarium.org or (218) 740-2027.

Updated SIE schedule 12.6.13

* New workshop date. Changed from Dec. 10, 2013. Please note Jan. 14, 2014 workshop will take place at Great Lakes Aquarium from 4—6:30 p.m.

 Note: Participants that attend 5 out of 6 workshops will be eligible to shadow a scientist in the field.

SIE Partners and Sponsors Logos

Visit our partners online: Minnesota Sea Grant, Minnesota DNR MinnAqua ProgramWolf Ridge ELCMinnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program

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Science Institute Teacher Resources (presentations, lesson plans, kits):


Coming soon!

2012-2013 The Story After the Storm!

Presentation VIDEOS

Downloadable LESSON PLANS



Download lesson plans, background information, images and worksheets from the 2011 season here.

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