Explore the California Current Ecosystem

We had a wonderful workshop on May 12, 2018. Check back for information about our 2019 Workshop.

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 talk with Scripps scientists about their research in the California Current Ecosystem. 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. Unfortunately, employees of UCSD and UCSD Extension are not eligible for a stipend.

When is the workshop?

May 12, 2018. 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.


The registration fee is refundable upon successful completion of the workshop.
Registration Fee: $15

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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.