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Tuesday | Photos 1, 2, 3, 4 | Back to top

1300 1700 Kayaking (incoming tide in afternoon)  
    Dinner (on own)  

Wednesday | Notes | Photos | Back to top

0830 0930 Breakfast and Welcome G.I. Matsumoto
0930 1000 Introduction  G.I. Matsumoto
1000 1045 Hands on work with LOBO (SSDS/HOOVES)  
1045 1100 Break  
1100 1130 Brainstorming/Planning small groups
1130 1200 Brainstorming/Planning small groups
1200 1300 Lunch  
1300 1500 Demonstration/Evaluation of EARTH Activities Teachers
1500 1515 Break  
1515 1700 Demonstration/Evaluation of EARTH Activities Teachers
1700 1800 Continued work on new curricula Teachers
1930   Dinner (at Hula's in Monterey)  

Thursday | Notes linked to each topic | Photos; Candids| Back to top

0830 0900 Breakfast (Working)  
0900 1000 Continued small group work  
1000 1015 Break  
1015 1145 Presentations from brainstorming

general notes from all presentations

Michelle/Ashley ppt and doc

Julie, Susanna, Steven, Eric ppt

John, Esat, Crystal ppt and doc

Katie, Kevin, Lisa, Rhonda, Barbara, Adele ppt

Ron, Urlette doc

Small group presentations
1145 1200 Evaluation Chris Parsons
1200 1300 Lunch  
1300 1320


Short data management presentation


John Graybeal

1320 1400

Goals and Objectives of the meeting (with a brief observatory overview)

Janice, Liesl

1400 1445 Check In:  What does an �ideal� or �dream� ocean observing K12 education product look like?  (brief remarks from each participant) Participants
1445 1510 Example of one version of a "dream curriculum"   Liesl
1510 1545 Small Groups: What are the key characteristics of our �dream� product?  Janice
1545 1615 BREAK  
1615 1645 Groups share and report out thoughts/ideas Participants
1645 1730

Large Group: Synthesis of key characteristics 

Prior to the meeting: Participants please bring 3-6 bullet points that answer the following questions:

  • What are your strengths/assets in developing an ocean observing systems K-12 educational product?  
  • What element(s) of your ocean observing program can we capitalize on in the next 1-3 years that will contribute to a national K-12 education product?
Participants are asked to use flip chart paper to create a �poster� using their bullet points.
Facilitated discussion (Janice)


1730 1900 Gallery Walk

Notes from Gallery Walk (ppt)

1800 1900 Working dinner at MBARI - Gallery Walk  
1900 2000

Small Groups:

Group #1: 
What are the strengths/weaknesses of building a locally focused product

Group #2:
What are the strengths/weaknesses of building a nationally focused product

Large Group:  
How can we create a hybrid that gives us the best of all worlds?


2000   Day's over... back to the hotel  

Friday | Notes linked to each topic | Photos | Back to top

0830 0900
0900 0915
Review our progress and goals/objectives of the day
0915 1000
Presentation: Key recommendations from IOOS and ORION 
 Drs Blanche Meeson and Sue Cook
1000 1100

Next steps: Identify some problematic issues that need to be addressed

Small Groups:  Select five of the issues and try to generate some action plans for each of the issues and the problems that they present.

1100 1200 Sharing; report out of small group discussions  
1200 1300
1300 1500

Large group: 

  • How do we stay connected and aligned? 

  • How do we feel about the work we have done

Check out:  Participants share their thoughts �I am most excited about��

Summary and Next Steps

1500 1530

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Last updated: Jan. 11, 2011

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