Get Wet! Workshop for Teachers

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Galveston Bay Education for Teachers (GET wet!) is a FREE two day professional development workshop that aims to introduce instructors to the Get Hip to Habitat program, regionally focused science curriculum, and environmental exploration for grade levels 6-12. GET wet includes:

  • Background information on Galveston Bay
  • Classroom curriculum focusing on Galveston Bay
  • Issues facing Galveston Bay
  • Outdoor learning experiences in Galveston Bay
  • Participants will receive continuing education credit hours when they participate in both days.
  • Participants will receive a stipend when they participate in both days
GET Wet! Teacher Workshop dates for the 2016-17 SY will be posted soon. Please stay tuned! 

Dates: 2016-17 SY Spring workshop dates will be available soon.

PAST WORKSHOP ITINERARY: Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm (For BOTH Saturdays)

Itinerary Day 1 University of Houston-Clear Lake (Location subject to change)
8:30 – 9:15
9:15 – 12:00
12:00 – 12:30
12:30 – 1:30
1:30 – 3:30
Check in and Introductions
Galveston Bay Overview and Living Shorelines
Lunch (Please bring a sack lunch – no nearby options)
Guest Speaker
Galveston Bay Lessons
Itinerary Day 2
Sweetwater Lake (Location subject to change)
8:30 – 9:30
9:30 – 11:00
11:00 – 11:30
11:30 – 12:00
12:00 – 12:30
12:30 – 3:00
3:00 – 3:30
Wetland Overview
Marsh Planting and Oyster Reef Building
Seining
Lunch (Sack lunch provided)
Oysters
Water Quality – Guest Speaker
Wrap-up and Dismissal

waterAcceptance Policy: We strive to book as many teachers as possible. However, due to the demand for this program and the limitations of materials, we cannot guarantee that you will be accepted into the session.

You will receive an email with your program acceptance no later than April 1st and April 15th, 2016.

Questions? Contact Virgie Greb at: vgreb@galvbay.org.

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