Environmental Workshop for Teachers

Posted by on December 15, 2008

Pennsylvania Sea Grant is pleased to announce a 6-hour workshop for teachers and environmental educators

Why Did the Water Turn Green?
Monday, January 19, 2009
9am to 5pm
Temple University Main Campus

*  Earn 6 Act 48 hours
*  Conveniently scheduled on Martin Luther King Holiday 2009
*  Learn activities to teach about the impact of excess nutrients on Our aquatic systems
*  Get a jump on spring outdoor activities for your students
*  Receive many great educational materials

This lab, classroom, and field workshop will present a series of middle and upper school science activities to teach about the impact of excess nutrients on aquatic systems. Experiments will demonstrate inquiry-based approaches to plant and animal nutrition topics as they simulate the impact of nutrient pollution and eutrophication. Activity-based experiments will foster a better understanding of natural and disturbed aquatic systems by developing critical thought processes using scientific methodology. Snacks, lunch, chemical test strips, and many other educational materials will be provided.

This workshop is free, but participants must pre-register.
To register, please e-mail your name, school, and address to:
Ann Faulds
Penn State University
Pennsylvania Sea Grant
You’ll receive a confirmation and additional workshop info.

Sponsored by: Penn State University Pennsylvania Sea Grant and Temple University, with financial support from the Pennsylvania DEP and the DuPont Clear Into the Future program.

Pennsylvania Sea Grant, part of the National Sea Grant Program, is a partnership between Penn State, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This publication is available in alternative media upon request. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

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