Applications open January 13, 2020.
About the Institute
Join us to examine the role that humans have played in the stability and change of Monterey Bay. Explore our vibrant, local environment through field investigations. Make conservation issues and action relevant to students through development of a sense of place. Topics may include climate change science; physics, chemistry and biology of the kelp forest; plastic pollution; and sustainable seafood. Sessions will be held at the Monterey Bay Aquarium and local field sites.
- The institute is free
- A stipend of $50 per day is available upon completion of the program
- For summer 2020, dorm housing and meals are provided at Stevenson School in Pebble Beach
- CEUs are available through CSU Monterey Bay for an additional fee (verify that your district office accepts CEUs, which are non-academic units)
- Full-time 9th through 12th grade teachers
- Teams of two to four teachers from the same or nearby schools; interdisciplinary teams are encouraged
- You must be able to attend all sessions beginning midday Sunday through Friday afternoon (optional free housing provided at Stevenson School on Friday night)
- Attend all summer sessions
- Use the curriculum materials and technology applications with your students
- Participate in the Aquarium's online professional development community
Related Classroom Activities
- Past participant, high school teacher
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