Teacher Workshops

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

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Each free 2-hour workshop includes:

  • Lesson plans and activities tying into the Next Generation Science Standards Crosscutting Concepts
  • Modeling inquiry-based methods for teaching math, science and langue arts
  • Access to free teaching kits that can be checked out from Great Lakes Aquarium
  • Light refreshments sponsored by Whole Foods Co-op
  • 2 CEUs
  • Workshops are at Great Lakes Aquarium from 4-6 p.m.

 

Free 6-hour field days feature:

  • Hands-on learning with local scientist in rivers and lakes around Duluth
  • Tools and tips for designing field excursions with students
  • Local environmental education resource centers and supporting mentors
  • 6 CEUs
  • Field Days will take place around Duluth and run from 10 am – 4pm. 
  • Note: Participants will need to pack a lunch and provide their own transportation.

     

 Ready to sign up?

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

Know another educator who might enjoy the Science Institute? A printable flyer available here!

 Once you have registered, please complete our Pre-workshop Survey so we can include your perspectives and needs in our planning process to best serve you in the 2014-15 Science Institute!

Visit our partners online:  Minnesota DNR MinnAqua Program, Whole Foods Co-op – Duluth

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

2013-2014

All materials available in the Teacher Resource Center. View a list here. 

2012-2013 The Story After the Storm!

Presentation VIDEOS

All materials available in the Teacher Resource Center. View a list here. 

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