EARTH uses near-real-time data from ocean observatories to design and test outreach with the Internet as an interface to scientists, teachers, students, and the public. Click here for more information on the EARTH program.
A requirement of the application process is to trial an EARTH lesson, complete the feedback rubric (word version), and mail the rubric to George Matsumoto (mageATmbariDOTorg). Applications should include a completed rubric and a cover letter than includes the following information: your school/district, grade level/s and subject/s taught, and email/phone contact (both school and personal as the school email system sometimes rejects our group emails). Please also address the following questions: Why do you want to be selected for this workshop? What makes you the ideal candidate? Application deadline is February 28, 2014.
EARTH 2014 • July 27 – August 1 • MBARI • Monterey, CA
Hosted by MBARI and C-DEBI
July 27th–August 1st, 2014: The 2014 EARTH workshop will be held at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research insitute in Monterey, California. The research topics will be determined soon but will include MBARI research (http://www.mbari.org) and Microbial Oceanography (http://www.darkenergybiosphere.org/).
EARTH 2013: C-MORE & C-DEBI
Microalgae: Blooms Gone Wild!
Following an introduction of the general types and characteristics of microalgae, students will analyze near real time data that reflects algae concentrations and conditions that might foster that development. By the conclusion of the lesson, students will be able to make educated predictions of potential for algae development given a set of environmental conditions.
Previous Featured Activity:
Ocean Acidification: Is There a Problem?
Ocean Acidification is a current topic in the ocean and climate news. Students will utilize a guided WebQuest to research the possible future effects of ocean acidification, explore current models used to predict the changes in the ocean’s pH and discuss the current data collection for research.
Full-hemisphere views of the Earth from GOES (Geostationary
Operational Environmental Satellites).
GOES satellites are built by NASA and operated by NOAA.
EARTH logo designed by Jennifer Trask, 2003