Homeschool Teachers Welcome Aboard the R/V Lake Guardian

Homeschool Teachers Welcome Aboard the R/V Lake Guardian

Michigan Sea Grant Extension invites teachers (including home educators) in grades 4 – 10 to participate in a week-long professional development workshop aboard the U.S. EPA’s 180-foot research vessel (R/V) Lake Guardian on Lake Huron. Learn about Great Lakes and marine sciences and forge lasting relationships with other educators and leading research scientists. Educators work beside scientists, conducting research and stopping in ports for additional science experiences. Participants also examine curricula and resources, and explore classroom activities related to the Great Lakes and our world ocean. Stipends and graduate credit are available.

When: July 8 – 14, 2012

Where: The workshop, which will be conducted on Lake Huron, will begin and end in Port Huron, MI.

How: To learn more about this incredible opportunity and to apply online, go to the COSEE Great Lakes website at http://coseegreatlakes.net/events/shipboard12

Applications are due on/before April 30, 2012.

Lindsey Clair

Lindsey Clair is a homeschooling mother of three daughters. She is married to her best friend Ron since 1999! Lindsey possesses a degree in Child Development and just completed her BS degree in business marketing with a social media concentration. She is currently a professional blogger and social media manager. Lindsey is also a trained musician in the areas of piano and vocals. Her hobbies include reading, shopping, blogging, and hanging out with family and friends.