The Aquarium offers a wealth of courses and workshops for professional development. Pre-registration is required to attend. Please contact the Teacher Resource Center at email@example.com or 617-973-6590 for more information on how to register.
In addition to these scheduled workshops, the Aquarium works with teachers, schools and districts to design custom in-service training, including one- or two-day workshops. The Aquarium also encourages teachers to attend science-themed events and conferences.
Introduction to Ocean Science
February 18-20, 2014
During this three-part series, we will explore essential scientific concepts in the important context of ocean science through engaging investigations.
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $50 per session or $120 for all three sessions
For: Educators, grades 3 – 8 (others also welcome)
Credit: 12.5 PDPs or 1 graduate credit from Cambridge College (additional cost—$50; must attend all three sessions to receive graduate credit)*
Day 1—Physical Properties of the Ocean
Day 2—Life in the Ocean
Day 3—Human and Ocean Interaction
Register online here. Please note that only teachers paying for the full course registration ($120) can register and pay online. Registration for individual days can be competed by contacting the Teacher Resource Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-973-6590.
Changing Oceans: Challenges, Impacts & Solutions
March 1, 15 and 29, 2014
This course will help teachers understand the challenges impacting our oceans, as well as discuss the solutions and technologies being used to tackle these global issues.
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
For: Educators, Grades 7– 12 (others also welcome)
Credit: 25 PDPs or 2 graduate credits from Cambridge College (additional fee - $100)*
Registration opens in January 2014.
*Participants taking courses for PDPs or graduate credit will be required to complete homework assignments, an online learning component and a final project. For more details on course requirements, please contact the Teacher Resource Center at email@example.com or 617-973-6590.