COSEE-PP Summer 2011 Community College Faculty Institute in Washington
Marine and Coastal Science of the Salish Sea
When: August 22-26, 2011
Location: Shannon Point Marine Center, Western Washington University, Anacortes, Washington
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This institute will bring together community college educators and research scientists who are investigating marine and coastal ecosystems. During the institute, participants will engage with researchers on an interactive, one-on-one basis, evaluate and further develop teaching materials for community college instruction, and participate in a range of experiential activities meant to strengthen the ability to bring marine science to community college classrooms.
Meals, on-site housing, and a stipend of $100/day will be provided for all participants.
Specific content of the institute includes:
- The Nature and Process of Science (Jude Apple and Coral Gehrke)
- Harnessing Tidal Energy (Jim Thompson, University of Washington, Applied
- Science Lab Series for Community College Students (Hilary Engebretson and
Kirsten McDade, Whatcom CC)
- Salmon and Climate (Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association)
- Fisheries Sampling Techniques: Beach Seining (Karl Mueller, WWU)
- Field Trip to Padilla Bay for WQ Monitoring
- Use of NANOOS/AVS for incorporating real-time data into the classroom
(Corinne Bassin, UW)
- Macroalgae (Brady Olson, WWU)
- Puget sound water quality and Sound Citizen monitoring project (Amanda
- Lecture and teaching materials to help incorporate these topics into your own science classes;
- Experiential lab and field activities related to these issues;
- Group projects focused on development of lesson plans and other teaching activities tailored to your specific instructional needs.
Questions? Please email Jude Apple