Teacher Workshop: Oysters


Teacher Training: Oysters

Placed-based learning with local research for teachers of grades 3-12.IMG_0518

Oysters will serve as a vehicle to explore adaptations, life cycles, food webs, estuary ecology, human uses and impact, and science practices. Course content and activities align with grade 3-12 Massachusetts State Science Technology and Engineering Standards.

Participants will:

  • Visit the oyster aquaculture research site and dissect an oyster with the Town of Falmouth MES Shellfish Department.
  • Make observations, collect and analyze data, and learn about the research project from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Stonehill College scientists.
  • Learn about additional oyster educational  resources from Waquoit Bay Reserve educators.

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Oyster Syllabus 2019

Cost – $ 25.00 - includes lunch on August 8 and dinner on November 12, and equipment and/or books for your classroom. (Must attend both sessions.)

Sponsors - MA Department of Conservation and Recreation, Stonehill College, Town of Falmouth Marine and Environmental Services, Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Friends of Waquoit Bay Reserve, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

We are sorry but registration for this event is now closed.

Please contact us if you would like to know if spaces are still available.

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