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Teacher Day at Ohio State's Stone Laboratory

October 16, 2015 – Science educators can see all that Stone Lab's hands-on Science Field Trip Program has to offer

NOTE This event occurs in the past
  • Time:Oct 16 8:30 am – 1:30 pm, 2015
  • Location:Miller Ferry Dock, 5174 East Water Street, Port Clinton, OH 43456 | Get Directions
  • Event Organizer:Susan Bixler | Contact Host
  • Event Category:Tours | Show Similar

Teachers can explore and experience Stone Laboratory’s Lake Erie Science Field Trip Program. Get a feel for the fun, hands-on activities your students will experience when you bring them on a trip to Stone Lab. This trip is aimed at teachers of students fifth grade and older.

  • Two-hour science cruise with instructor aboard a Lake Erie Research Vessel collecting biological and environmental data.
  • Gibraltar/Stone Lab Tour including a visit to Cooke Castle, an overview of Stone Lab programming and a short herpetology lesson that includes the protected Lake Erie Watersnake.
  • Aquatic Visitors Center tour, giving our participants an opportunity to examine the Lake Erie ecosystem.
  • Conference lunch on Gibraltar Island.

Meet at the Miller Ferry Dock, 5174 East Water Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452, in time to take the 8:30 a.m. ferry to South Bass Island. Transportation to and from the South Bass Island Miller Ferry Dock will be provided by Stone Lab.

Please Note:

  • If you miss the 8:30 a.m. Miller Ferry you will not be able to make the science cruise.
  • Clothing: Please dress according to the weather forecast for the day including sweatshirts and rain gear if necessary.
  • No sandals please. Substantial shoes only!
  • In case of severe inclement weather, classroom activities will be substituted in place of the cruise.
  • If you choose to stay at Put-In-Bay after the workshop is completed, transportation to the Miller Ferry Docks is your responsibility.


Cost: $55.00, plus round trip ferry transportation aboard Miller Ferry (your responsibility upon arrival at the Ferry Docks). Make check payable to The Ohio State University, and send check and registration form (see sidebar) to:

F.T. Stone Laboratory Attn.: Susan Bixler P.O. Box 119
878 Bayview Avenue
Put-In-Bay, OH 43456-0119

Your registration will be confirmed via email.


Oct. 2, 2015 (Limited to a minimum of 10 attendees and a maximum of 30).

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