Great visuals -- teachers receive hands-on training from faculty and researchers of San Francisco State’s Romberg Tiburon Center, the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserves
WHAT: The Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (RTC), San Francisco State University's marine research facility, will offer its 11th professional development workshop for middle and high school teachers on April 28, 2007. Coastal Ecology Day will be hosted in partnership with the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (SF Bay NERR). This free, one-day workshop allows middle and high school teachers the opportunity to gather the latest local ecology information from RTC faculty and NERR researchers. The morning session consists of four 20 to 25-minute scientific presentations with activities, and afternoon research aboard the ORV White Holly.
WHO: Scientists, faculty and grad students from SF State and SF Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Bay Area science teachers and informal marine science educators.
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Romberg Tiburon Center, Saturday, April 28, 2007.
1 to 4 p.m. aboard the ORV White Holly, Saturday, April 28, 2007.
WHERE: SF State’s Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, 3152 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, Calif.
Aboard the ORV White Holly, 2100 Bridgeway, Army Corps of Engineers Bay Model Sausalito, Calif.
ON-SITE CONTACT: Adria O’Dea, (415) 203-5528, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the day’s activities or to reserve a space aboard the ORV White Holly.
The Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies is the marine laboratory operated by San Francisco State University. It is the only academic research facility located on San Francisco Bay, one of the largest estuaries in the United States. The center's research scientists train and support students in their laboratories, in the field, and through collaborations with other scientists at universities, institutions and environmental agencies. Areas of research and study at RTC include wetlands restoration and ecology, biological oceanography, marine plants and animals, limnology, marine microbial ecology, ecological and environmental modeling, food web structures, remote sensing and GIS, and physical oceanography.
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