Join us for a FREE Ocean Lecture & Educator’s Night
December 8, 2011 in Events
Thursday, Jan 19, 2012 ~ 6-8:30 pm
Rutgers University, Cook Campus
Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences Building, The Phillip Alampi Seminar Room
Want to spice up your teaching of MARE’s “It Takes All Kinds”?
Interested in learning more about current New Jersey fisheries research to teach your students?
Join us for an exciting evening ocean science lecture and a curriculum session.Dr. Olaf Jensen, Assistant Professor in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Rutgers University, will share his current research about the status of global fisheries, local New Jersey fisheries, and current fishery science, in an educator’s only evening lecture. Following the lecture, we will share fish and fishery related lesson plans and discuss how to bring these topics into your classrooms/clubs.
The Jensen lab studies fisheries and aquatic ecosystems – including marine, estuarine, and freshwater environments. Their research ranges from field studies of endangered salmonids in Mongolia to meta-analysis of stock assessment data to better understand fish population dynamics. If you’re interested in learning more about what they do visit the Research page on the lab website.
6:00 – 6:15 pm: Check-in, Socialize, and Door Prizes
6:15 – 7:30 pm: Lecture and Q&A
7:30 – 8:30 pm: Lesson plan/demonstration and Discussion
** Please bring an example of a prop, educational material, or lesson plan that you use to teach your students about fish and fisheries. **
Register by Friday, January 13, 2012 (click here to register).
If you are attending in person you will receive FREE materials, a light super, and a certificate of professional development hours.
However, if you are unable to attend in person we will be broadcasting the event over the internet. We ask that you register as well if you plan on watching the broadcast so we may ensure that it works well for you.
Background Materials & Lesson Plans-
Visit the Teacher Opportunities page on the MARE website to access background materials and lesson plans related to the event.
Upon registration for the event, you will receive an email with the necessary parking pass to download, print, and display on your dashboard. Parking is available across from the Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences (IMCS) building.
Here are two maps to help you navigate to the event.