Friday, February 15, 2008


When: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 - From 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: Erie 2 BOCES, Science Center, 10001 Route 60, Fredonia, NY.

What: This workshop will be an introduction to Coral reefs, where they are located on the planet, the kinds of plants and animals that live there, how they live together and the challenges of global warming as well as appropriate activities for your classroom. Teachers attending this workshop will be eligible to borrow a multigrade Tropical Marine Ecology (TME) Materials Kit for use in their classroom. The kit includes a variety of books, video tapes, slides, tropical sand, coral skeletons, shells, and two stereo microscopes.

Workshop presenters will include past participants from our summer Tropical Marine Ecology Program; Helen Domske, Sea Grant Specialist and Garry Dole, Science Resources Coordinator. Many of the activities are thematic units that have been developed using materials from the TME Kit.

To Register: Teachers using science kits from Erie 2 BOCES please check with your building administrator after February 25, 2008. All others call the Science Center at 800-344-9611, x-2598.

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