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At our annual EARTH Workshops, educators, scientists, and engineers work together to develop effective educational practices for access and use of near-real-time data in classrooms and informal education settings. Since 2006, MBARI has partnered with a variety of organizations across the country to host the EARTH workshop, bringing diverse science content and perspectives to the workshops.
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June 3, 2019
June 25, 2018
We strive to maximize engagement between workshop participants and the scientists who participate, and ensure that educators are able to work together in a variety of ways throughout the workshop. Because of this, we only have a limited number of spots available in each EARTH workshop and applications are required. The application process is outlined below. Workshop costs, including housing and food, are covered for all participants, and each participant will receive a travel allowance.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2023 workshop. All application materials as outlined below must be completed and submitted by February 14, 2023 at 0800 PST for consideration for the 2023 workshop.
Returning teachers who have previously participated in an EARTH Workshop can make their application stronger by demonstrating a commitment to mentoring colleagues (hosting an in-service or EARTH Satellite workshop in your area), enhancing the EARTH resources (testing out Lessons in Development and providing extensive feedback or new resources to enrich our website), or disseminating EARTH content (presenting about EARTH at a meeting or conference). Please contact us if you have any questions about the application process.
Teachers involved in an EARTH workshop will:
The purpose of the EARTH workshop is to: