Teachers on the Estuary: Wastewater in Watersheds


Teachers on the Estuary: Wastewater in Watersheds

April 18-19, 2023
9:00am - 4:30pm

2-hour Virtual Follow up date TBD

Target Audience: Teachers grades 4-12

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Wastewater Issues in Watersheds: The Perfect STEM Topic Course Description & Syllabus

Participants will visit pond and estuary habitats, the Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center, New Alchemy Institute, oyster aquaculture and permeable reactive barrier sites. We’ll talk to the experts on this urgent topic. Teachers will take home a classroom kit to be able to replicate the activities in their own classroom.

  • Explore coastal habitats
  • Conduct field investigations
  • Connect to Next Generation Science Standards
  • Bring local and national data into your classroom
  • Learn how to guide student investigations
  • Interact with local scientists and experienced coastal educators

There is no cost to attend the workshop, space is limited please register by Thursday, April 13, 2023.

Lunch, snacks, and teaching resources will be provided.

Local lodging in Woods Hole is available at no cost for anyone traveling beyond a reasonable commuting distance. Space is limited please contact laurie.tompkins@mass.gov if interested.

Optional: Teachers who elect to present about how they implemented in their classroom are eligible for $100 presentation stipend.

For additional information or questions please contact joan.muller@mass.gov.

Co-Sponsored by Waquoit Bay Reserve, MA Department of Conservation & Recreation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Friends of Waquoit Bay Reserve

Free Event

Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 4:30 PM

Start Date: 04/18/2023
End Date: 04/19/2023

Waquoit Bay Reserve
131 Waquoit Highway/Route 28
Waquoit, MA
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