Engaging Students in Field-based Citizen Science on Maui

img_1643The Maui Watershed Citizen Science Program is pleased to offer another year of the program, starting with a Teacher Workshop in January!  

Maui Watershed Citizen Science

A 4-Day Teacher Workshop
January 20,21 & 27,28, 2017
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

 Application Deadline is Passed.

Teachers will:

  • LEARN to engage students in field-based data collection and analysis that contributestoimg_1646  a larger authentic scientific study: CITIZEN SCIENCE!
  • RECEIVE a Citizen Science Classroom Kit, Standards-based Lessons, Online Resources, and Ongoing Support
  • LEARN to use GIS and to Create Watershed StoryMaps with Students
  • EARN a Teacher Stipend for Full Participation, Implementation, and Attendance at a Culminating Event
  • GAIN ACCESS to a Mobile Citizen Science Technology Lab
  • FACILITATE citizen science field trips for students to the native forest and/or coastal dunes and wetlands sites. (Bus transportation funding available.)

Limited Space Available.waikamoi_teachers2016

Overview of the Teacher Workshop Tentative Schedule:

  • Day 1:  Waikamoi Preserve
  • Day 2: Waiheʻe Ridge Trail and the Waiheʻe Coastal Dunes and Wetlands Refuge
  • Day 3: Kānaha Ponds and Keālia Ponds Wetlands
  • Day 4: Classroom Day – NOAA Hawaiian Island Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary in Kihei – Hala ‘Āmui A & B (Conference Rooms)hstilt

Outline of the Maui Watershed Citizen Science Program Timeline for 2017

  • January:  Citizen Science Teacher Workshop
  • February – April: Student Citizen Science Field Trips
  • May: Culminating Event #1 – Watershed StoryMap Showcase
  • June: Culminating Program Event #2 – Citizen Science DSCN0084in Action Community Eventmauiwatershedmap

Contact Us Today for More Information

 

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