Friday 28 July 2017

The Center for the Integrated Modeling and Analysis of the Gulf Ecosystem

A tale of two Gulf spills: A research consortium of 19 institutions from 5 countries studying the impacts of oil spills on the Gulf of Mexico.

Teachers Experimental Learning in Marine Science

This C-IMAGE supported STEM course is designed to provide hands-on watershed education for Florida teachers using the Tampa Bay estuary to foster experimental learning and stewardship. This extended professional development course includes:

a)  four outdoor, coastal, field-based learning experiences

b) GLOBE certifications for hydrology, atmosphere and soils, and

c) classroom follow-up to implement watershed field experiences and lessons, on or near school grounds.

Join us aboard a research vessel, paddle down a river, and explore the geology and ecology of the Tampa Bay watershed.

Course Activities

Online component - Literature review on major science concepts and Tampa Bay watershed

Outdoor field components - Fresh/salt water excursions and land based sampling

Course Details

Seven in-person Saturday class meetings (1/2 day Orientation, 2 GLOBE Trainings, 4 Field Trips

January 23, 2016 - May 7, 2016

This is a 1-3 Credit Course

OCE 6934 Section 630

Instructor: Dr. Teresa Greely