Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences is offering a four-day professional development workshop to Maine high school, middle school, and informal science teachers interested in working with Bigelow scientists to increase their knowledge and enhance ocean science education in Maine. Participants will spend a day in the field on a research cruise, attend seminars by Bigelow scientists and engage in hands-on laboratory learning activities. All attendees will receive curriculum materials, laboratory equipment and follow-up academic year support. Housing near the Lab, a transportation reimbursement and some meals will be provided.

TO REGISTER, please complete the following form. The number of workshop participants is limited to 10 teachers; all additional registrants will be placed on a waiting list.

A refundable deposit of $80 is required to hold your spot in the program. The full deposit will be returned upon successful completion of the program. Cancellations will be refunded in full if the spot can be filled by another participant on the waiting list.


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