The Ocean Starts in Your Backyard
June 24-27, 2013
Olympic Natural Resources Center, Forks, WA
This summer NOAA Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, in partnership with Seattle Aquarium and
Pacific Education Institute, is offering The Ocean Starts in Your Backyard Teacher Professional
Development Workshop for Washington's outer coast 4th and 5th grade teachers.
Learn how your students can connect their backyards and schoolyards with the ocean through hands
and minds-on education.
Workshop Sessions Include:
- Field Investigating schoolyards and beaches, including schoolyard and beach surveys
- Greening your school, putting your students in charge
- Engaging your students through ocean science and ocean literacy, including website and other resources for teaching about greening schoolyards and ocean literacy
- Integrating subjects through student projects, such as science, math, language arts, and writing
This workshop is available to 4th and 5th grade coastal teachers from Clallam Bay through Grays
Harbor. Space is limited and registration is required.
For information please contact
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
Education and Outreach Specialist
(360) 457-6622 x21
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