EMPLOYMENT: Opening: SCIENCE & ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR to Lead Outdoor Field Trips for K-8 Students Application deadline: Sept.15, 2014 or until position has been filled.
Sunday, July 20 - Lake Superior Day in Copper Harbor Park & Marina
Keweenaw Geoheritage–Tours by Water and Land
Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is known as a place of natural beauty with a fascinating mining history. Join local expert Bill Rose to learn how to read this landscape and how it came to be the way it is today. Geoheritage Tours Website
The Fort Wayne (Ind.) Journal Gazette published an article about two brothers, both high school science teachers, who participated in Michigan Tech's Great Lakes Watershed Investigations Teacher Institute this summer. See "Local Teachers Travel to Study Lakes."
Great Lakes Investigations Aboard Michigan Tech Research Vessel Agassiz: Great Lakes Investigations Aboard Michigan Tech Research Vessel Agassiz for Students in Grades 4-12 ~ Fun! FREE! Educational!
July 24, 2014 Geology Teacher Institute July 21-25
Michigan teachers learn a thing or two about the U.P.’s geology
July 17, 2014 Great Lakes Teacher Institute
Learning about the lakes: MTU hosts teacher institute
July 10, 2014 Global Change Teacher Institute
Tracking a changing world Tech hosts 9th annual Global Change Teacher Institute
Lake Superior Day July 20, 2014: GLRC story and pictures; Lake Superior Day in Copper Harbor Park & Marina; Daily Mining Gazette article: A Superior celebration
July 2, 2014 Ride the Waves & Portage Lake District Library: Adults and kids learn about Great Lakes research, fish food web, marine robotics, more from Keweenaw Now
GM Ride the Waves Programs for Youth: Get an up close & personal look at how scientists study the Great Lakes on July 1st
Lake Linden: Scientific Excursions aboard MTU’s Research Vessel Agassiz
June 23-27, 2014 Forest Ecology Teacher Institute on Belle Isle in Detroit, MI. Also see the Detroit Public Schools article: DPS teachers participate in the “Urban Forestry Teacher Institute”
Geoheritage Tours : Michigan Tech leads group on geoheritage tour along the Keweenaw Fault andn also Keweenaw Geoheritage–Tours by Water and Land
The Detroit Public Schools website published a feature article about Detroit teachers who participated in the Urban Forestry Teacher Institute on Belle Isle. The Institute is run by Michigan Tech's Center for Science and Environmental Outreach. See Teachers Participate in the Urban Forestry Teacher Institute.
Free scientific excursions aboard Michigan Tech’s research vessel Agassiz were held at the Strawberry Festival, 1-5 p.m., Saturday, July 12 at Chassell Marina. “How do scientists assess the health of Lake Superior?” is the focus of the excursions.
2014 Summer Science Camps
For Grades 1-6
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