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Monday, January 25
 

8:00am

Water and Wildlife Training for Educators
Preview lessons from Project Wild, Aquatic Wild, Science and Civics, Project Wet and Healthy Water, Healthy People. Learn about Water and Wildlife Training for Educators, a one-week course at OSU’s Stone Lab where educators can earn certification in each curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Angela Greene

Angela Greene

Education Specialist/Science Teacher, Ohio Sea Grant/Tecumseh Local Schools
Ohio Sea Grant Educational Specialist, Angela Greene ,works on projects disseminating the Great Lakes Literacy Principles, developing Great Lakes and climate change curricula, and facilitating teacher professional development opportunites along Lake Erie. A 2013 NOAA Teacher at... Read More →
avatar for Lyndsey Manzo

Lyndsey Manzo

Education Specialist/Science Curriculum Specialist, Ohio Sea Grant/Westerville City Schools
Ohio Sea Grant Educational Specialist, Lyndsey Manzo,works on projects disseminating the Great Lakes Literacy Principles, developing Great Lakes and climate change curricula, and facilitating teacher professional development opportunites along Lake Erie. Licensed as a Senior Professional... Read More →


Monday January 25, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am
New Albany

10:45am

Focus Group: Understanding Teacher Needs and Interests
Participate in this lively discussion designed to help EP&P understanding biology, chemistry, environmental science educators' needs and interests. We want to know all about you, from the types of resources you most need to the ways you make your content relevant to today's careers. Those who attend will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. Attendance will be capped at 12 people, and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Monday January 25, 2016 10:45am - 11:35am
New Albany

1:00pm

Focus Group: Understanding Teacher Needs and Interests
Participate in this lively discussion designed to help EP&P understanding biology, chemistry, environmental science educators' needs and interests. We want to know all about you, from the types of resources you most need to the ways you make your content relevant to today's careers. Those who attend will receive a $25 Amazon gift card. Attendance will be capped at 12 people, and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Monday January 25, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
New Albany

3:30pm

Teaching the Water Cycle and Watersheds Using Hands On Experiences and Online Tools
This session will present the five curriculum models created by the team under a grant from the National Science Foundation. The presentation will be interspersed with brief interactive components. Participants are invited to bring a laptop or tablet to visit the various websites that are presented.

Speakers
JC

Jason Cervenec

Education and Outreach Director, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center



Monday January 25, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Lilac

4:30pm

Interdisciplinary Learning for a Changing Planet
Participate in hands-on activities that apply math and science skills to tackle major global challenges, including human population pressures, finite natural resources and climate change. Receive a CD-ROM of lesson plans matched to Ohio Learning Standards.

Speakers

Monday January 25, 2016 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Juniper B
 
Tuesday, January 26
 

8:00am

Climate Negotiations Simulation
During this simulation, participants will increase their understanding of the priorities various countries bring to international climate negotiations and come to understand the impacts of climate change and timelines on which these impacts will be felt.

Speakers
JC

Jason Cervenec

Education and Outreach Director, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center


Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 9:50am
Ballroom

8:00am

Project WET

Project WET is a curriculum which focuses on water education for teachers (WET), students, parents and community leaders. The curriculum offers 60 plus hands-on and interdisciplinary activities that educate about water and water issues with minimal supplies and funding needed. For the 2016 SECO Conference, we will offer session participants the Project WET Sampler, which has 7 of the 60 activities described above. We will also provide Healthy Water, Healthy People (HWHP), which is the middle/high school secondary curriculum module to the Project WET Guide. HWHP offers 25 hands-on activities involving water related issues, health and aquatic insect education for students and adults.    

 


Speakers
avatar for Dennis Clement

Dennis Clement

EPIO 1, Ohio EPA
Project WET, HWHP, The Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) and judging horses! See you at the conference.


WET PP pptx

Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 9:50am
Juniper C

1:20pm

GLOBE
Connect your classroom to GLOBE - Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment - Program. Participants will learn about GLOBE and its protocols in clouds, surface temperature, and air temperature. Involve your students in citizen science networking encompassing 115 countries. Climb aboard as we teach the next generation of earth system scientists.

Speakers

Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm
Juniper A