Explore the California Current Ecosystem

March 18, 2017

Join Birch Aquarium educators and Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientists as you participate in hands-on activities to learn strategies in implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards in your classroom. We will visit the Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus and talk with scientists about their research. The professional development workshop will include background content exploration on ocean circulation as well as the biological impacts on the California Current ecosystem.

Teachers who successfully complete the workshop will receive a $100 stipend. 

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Who is eligible to attend?

Middle school (grades 6-8) classroom teachers from San Diego County

When is the workshop?

March 18, 2017. The workshop will begin at 8:30 a.m. with light breakfast during check-in. The first session will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.. The workshop will conclude at 4:00 p.m.  Lunch is provided.

Where will the workshop take place?

The workshop will take place at Birch Aquarium and Scripps Institution of Oceanography.


Please contact Cari Paulenich  at cpaulenich@ucsd.edu or 858-822-1810.

Funding for this workshop is provided by the California Current Ecosystem Long Term Ecological Research site, a National Science Foundation (NSF) supported project.