Oceans Lives and Habitat
Dates July 17,18, 19,20
Course Description: This course will expose students to the variety of local ocean life with a concentration on the larger ocean mammals, whales and porpoises as well as other aquatic life. Using the computer and learning basic research skills, students will be able to identify a variety of local animals living in the ocean, chart their lives and evolution, discern their food chains, and discover more about the oceanographic habitat. Students will explore the richness of the coastal environment and be introduced to the local educational resources that can be utilized at all levels and in all classrooms.
Media Literacy in the Classroom
Dates July 24, 25, 26, 27
Course Description: Media in all of its forms plays a large role in every subject and classroom in school. The internet, television, and books all with adult subjects and aimed at students of all ages have become, at times, dangerous. It is increasingly important for teachers to educate students on media literacy for education and safety. This class will examine different forms of media such as the internet, television, and paper. Students will examine how they play different roles in education, the class will also be exposed to information skills for student success.
Dynamics of Native Americans
Dates July 31, Aug 1, 2, 3