Teachers can take advantage of the many workshops and in-service opportunities available through the Tennessee Aquarium. Many of these classes can be hosted at the Aquarium or at your school. Additionally, classes can be tailored to fit your school in-service schedule.
MATE ROV Coach Workshop
Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater
Thursday | January 31, 2019 | 4:30 PM- 8:30 PM ET
Friday | February 1, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET
Saturday | February 2, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM ET
Tennessee Aquarium is introducing a new opportunity to enhance your students’ interest and understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) by exploring the fascinating world of underwater robotics. This workshop will give you the guidance and support necessary to bring underwater robotics to your school by learning to design and build Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs). Educators who participate in this workshop will be provided with a Pufferfish kit (a $200 value) to take to school to start their after-school ROV clubs.
This workshop is intended to help Late Elementary and Middle School educators interested in starting up an after-school ROV club and coaching their teams to a Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Regional competition in April.
In order to promote participation in all area schools, a maximum of two teachers per school is allowed.
Price: $20 (covers all meals, snacks, and parking)
For more information please contact Rebecca Chastain at email@example.com
River Teachers Project WILD Workshop
Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute
Saturday | February 9, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET
Interested in getting your Project WILD certification? Join us for a full day workshop designed to bring fun, interactive science-based learning to your classroom. The goal of Project WILD is to assist learners of any age in developing awareness, knowledge, skills, and commitment to result in informed decisions, responsible behavior, and constructive action concerning wildlife and the environment on which all life depends.
Cost: $10 (Lunch will be provided)
This workshop is intended for classroom teachers. Enrollment is limited.
For more information please contact Sammi Eubanks at firstname.lastname@example.org