[MSTA ] Fw: NOAA OER Educator Professional Development - NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: Why Do We Explore? - Newport, Oregon 4.21.12

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>From: OceanExplorerEducation at willamette.nos.noaa.gov
>Sent: Mar 26, 2012 8:30 AM
>To: oceanexplorereducation <OceanExplorerEducation at willamette.nos.noaa.gov>
>Subject: NOAA OER Educator Professional Development - NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: Why Do We Explore? - Newport, Oregon 4.21.12
>
>* Please note this workshop will be hosted in Newport, Oregon.
>For a complete list of NOAA OER teacher professional development across 
>the nation please visit: 
>http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/edu/development/onsite_development.html
>
>* A PDF version of this announcement, suitable for copying and posting, 
>is attached.
>____________________________________________________________________
>National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Ocean 
>Exploration and Research announces:
>
>NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: America’s Ship for Ocean Exploration
>Why Do We Explore?
>Professional Development for Educators of Grades 5-12
>
>Saturday, April 21, 2012
>8:30 am – 4:00 pm
>
>in partnership with Oregon Sea Grant
>and hosted by the Hatfield Marine Science Center
>Newport, Oregon
>
>All life on Earth relies on the ocean— yet, the ocean is 95 percent 
>unexplored, unknown and unseen by human eyes…
>
>An essential component of NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and 
>Research mission is to enhance ocean science literacy, and to build 
>interest in careers that support ocean-related work. To help fulfill 
>this mission, the Okeanos Explorer Education Materials Collection was 
>developed to encourage educators and students to become personally 
>involved with the voyages and discoveries of the Okeanos 
>Explorer—America’s first Federal ship dedicated to Ocean Exploration. 
>Join NOAA OER Facilitator, and Scripps School Programs Coordinator, 
>Judith Coats, as we introduce Volume 1 of the Okeanos Explorer Education 
>Materials Collection: Why Do We Explore? Participants will learn how to 
>use inquiry- and standards-based lessons and other online resources that 
>guide classroom inquiries into several important reasons for ocean 
>exploration including Climate Change, Energy, Ocean Health and Human Health.
>
>Registration is required and space is limited. Educators who attend the 
>full day will receive a $50 stipend. Each participant will receive 
>Volume 1 of the Okeanos Explorer Education Materials Collection, Why Do 
>We Explore?, materials related to activities presented during the 
>workshop, a NOAA Ocean Exploration Certificate of Participation, 
>continental breakfast, and lunch.
>
>Registration Deadline is April 6, 2012
>
>To register, contact Tracy Crews at tracy.crews at oregonstate.edu
>
>-- 
>Susan E. Haynes
>Education Program Manager
>2020 Company, LLC Contractor
>NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research
>Office: 401-289-2810
>susan.haynes at noaa.gov
>www.oceanexplorer.noaa.gov
>www.2020LLC.com
>Where Insight Meets Technology
>


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