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Deadline: Shipboard Science Workshop for Educators

February 19, 2024 – Experience a once-in-a-lifetime professional development opportunity as you travel across Lake Erie

NOTE This event occurs in the past
  • Time:Feb 19 , 2024
  • Event Type:All Day Event
  • Event Organizer:Lyndsey Manzo | Contact Host
  • Event Category:Deadlines | Show Similar

Formal and nonformal 5th-12th grade educators from across the Great Lakes’ states are invited to apply to join the Center for Great Lakes Literacy (CGLL) and Great Lakes scientists for a once-in-a-lifetime, free opportunity to assist scientists and bring the Great Lakes back to their classrooms!

The week-long scientific exploration of Lake Erie will take place July 7-13, 2024, providing educators with a hands-on opportunity to explore microplastics, phytoplankton, benthic organisms, sediment, and other Lake Erie-specific topics while living and working alongside Great Lakes scientists on a vessel conducting critical research. This is truly an amazing opportunity for educators.

Deadline for applications is February 19, 2024.

Through a partnership with the U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office, and funding from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative through NOAA, educators will spend a full week alongside researchers aboard the U.S. EPA R/V Lake Guardian. Hosts for the Lake Erie workshop are Ohio Sea Grant and Pennsylvania Sea Grant educators.

Detailed information is available online at the CGLL website.

Lake Guardian

The Lake Guardian is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency research vessel operated by the Chicago-based U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO).

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