NE Aquarium Interdisciplinary Content Institute

Submitted by Sukey Padawer
2005-06-08 15:22:45

New England Aquarium¹s "ON THE WATERFRONT" summer content institute
STILL HAS OPENINGS FOR TEACHERS GRADES 4-8 FROM "DISTRICTS OF NEED*"
[teachers from other districts will be added to wait list]

*PRIORITY ELIGIBILITY for teachers from Districts of Need such as: Boston,
Brockton, Chelsea, Cambridge, Everett, Framingham, Gardner, Gloucester,
Lynn, Methuen, New Bedford, Quincy, Revere, Salem, Somerville, Springfield
and W. Springfield, Taunton, Watertown, Hull, Plymouth, Winchendon,
Winthrop, WorcesterŠ over 50 communities qualify.

Not sure if you¹re from a District of Need or other questions? Contact:
>>>>
>>>> Sukey Padawer/Senior Program Developer
>>>> New England Aquarium Education Department
>>>> Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-973-0255
Fax: 617-973-0251
E-mail: spadawer@neaq.org

Details:
ON THE WATERFRONT CONTENT INSTITUTE
Integrating Biology, Earth and Physical Science Standards
Through Classroom and Field Investigations of Boston Harbor
A partnership of the New England Aquarium,
Massachusetts Department of Education, and the Boston Public Schools
Institute Dates (12 days total):
Monday-Friday July 25-29, Monday-Friday August 1-5
Saturdays, Oct. 22 & Nov. 19, 2005

* Explore Boston Harbor¹s coastline habitats, organisms and physical
environment.
* Learn from harbor and science experts from the New England Aquarium,
Boston Public Schools, Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area, Boston
Children¹s Museum, UMass Boston, and Massachusetts Water Resources
Authority.
* Conduct hands-on investigations and analysis at field sites along Boston
Harbor.
* Link inquiry science practices to Massachusetts DOE standards and
frameworks.
* Acquire practical skills and interdisciplinary content knowledge.

Location: New England Aquarium and field sites along Boston Harbor
Eligibility: Massachusetts¹s public and private school teachers, Grades 4-8.
Fee: Workshop is FREE, cost sponsored by DOE (lunch, parking not included)
Credit: 67.5 PDP's. Optional: 3 continuing ed. credits from UMass, Boston
$295
Course syllabus and application form are available online at:
http://www.neaq.org/scilearn/teachers/waterfront.html
Application deadline extended to June 24, 2005. Apply ASAP, slots will fill.

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