Using Real-time Aquatic Data in the Science Classroom
COSEE Workshop for Secondary Science Teachers

July 14-17, 2008

F.T. Stone Laboratory

Join Great lakes and marine scientists at the nation�s oldest freshwater biology station, F. T. Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island in Lake Erie! COSEE Great Lakes and COSEE Coastal Trends join forces to offer an educators� workshop on how real-time aquatic data are collected and the science they represent. Topics will include water circulation, density and stratification, climate change and water levels, nutrients, plankton and chlorophyll, and dead zones. Hands on data collection, technology updates, classroom applications. Participate in the Lower Lakes Link, sharing Lake Erie data with live connection to COSEE workshop on Lake Ontario!

Fifteen secondary teachers will be selected to participate. The COSEEs will provide stipend, housing, room and meals, field trips and all workshop expenses on site. Some travel support may be available for those outside Ohio. Read about Stone Lab [directions, facilities, guidebook] at and apply by April 15. Click here for application.

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