Friday, September 25, 2009

MaryGrove College Professional Development: Environmental Science

Attention K-12 teachers: The Detroit Science Center has partnered with MaryGrove College to offer unique professional development opportunities. The next two-day course starts October 3rd and relates to Environmental Science. This course focuses on two important natural cycles, the carbon and water cycles. The impact of humans on these cycles will be discussed at length. Topics to be covered include photosynthesis, fossil fuels, atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations, climate change, global warming, carbon footprints, recycling, destruction of coral reefs, watersheds, water quality, the Great Lakes watershed, water pollution, air pollution and ultraviolet radiation. Participants will engage in a variety of activities which will enhance their knowledge, further understanding and classroom teaching of current important topics in environmental science. Participants also will be provided with kits for use in classroom teaching.

Environmental Science • October 3 and October 17 • 9 A.M. - 5 P.M. • $70
  • 1 or 3 graduate credits
  • Oct. 3, 2009; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Detroit Science Center
  • Oct. 17, 2009; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Marygrove College
  • An online component follows one month after workshop (3 credit option)
  • For those targeting grades: 6 – 12
  • Registration deadline is September 29th

For more information on MaryGrove College Professional Development for Teachers click here. For more information, or to register, e-mail

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