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CMOS Educators’ Day 2015

Monday, June 1 st , 2015

All sessions in Black Tusk Room

Lower level, Whistler Conference Centre

        

Please check in at Registration on the main level to receive your nametag.

 

Coffee service will be held in the poster and exhibit area on the main level; you are encouraged to visit the exhibits and network with CMOS attendees.

 

AGENDA (subject to change)

8:30 – 8:45

Welcome and Introductions - Lisa Vitols , Environment Canada  

 

8:45 – 9:00

CMOS Educational Programs - Sheila Bourque , Director, Education and Outreach, CMOS

 

9:00 – 10:00

Polar exploration in the Arctic and Antarctic Andrew Prossin, Managing Director, One Ocean Expeditions 

 

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break (Main level, poster area)

 

10:30 – 11:15

Shouting Whales and Ocean Sense? Using Real-Time Ocean Data in the Classroom and Beyond – Natasha Ewing , Ocean Networks Canada

 

11:15– 12:15

Bringing the Ocean into Schools...and Schools to the Ocean Valerie Mucciarelli , World Fisheries Trust Seaquaria Program

 

12:15– 13:15

Lunch (provided for Educators’ Day registrants and presenters)

 

13:15 – 14:00

Get Your Head in the Clouds – Weather Resources Indoors and Out – Matt MacDonald , Environment Canada (partly outdoors, please dress for the weather) 

 

14:00 – 14:45

Using Real-Time Atmospheric Data in the Classroom and Beyond – Ed Wiebe, www.victoriaweather.ca

 

14:45 – 15:00

Closing Remarks and Evaluation

 

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break – optional (Main level, poster area)