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Royal BC Museum

Newcombe Conference Hall

675 Belleville Street

Victoria, BC V8W 9W2

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Educators: join Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), the Canadian Network for Ocean Education (CaNOE), and the Royal BC Museum (RBCM) for a fun and informative ocean-focused Pro-D-Day. Become acquainted with the growing network advancing ocean literacy in Canada; explore cool, weird and wonderful marine creatures in the Museum's collections; and dive into ONC’s Ocean Sense program to explore learning resources newly created for the BC curriculum that integrate western science with Indigenous place-based knowledge.

who: Formal & informal educators with an ocean passion

when: Monday August 28th and Tuesday August 29th, 2017

where: The Royal BC Museum; Newcombe Conference Hall

fee:

· session 1 $10 (includes coffee breaks)

· session 2 Free*

· session 3 $15 (includes coffee breaks and lunch)


Session 1 | August 28th | 1:30-5:00 pm

Opportunities for ocean education with the RBCM

Who: Formal and informal educators teaching grades K-12.

Description: Discover weird and wonderful creatures in the RBCM’s handling collections and explore the behind the scenes research areas of the museum.

Session 2 | August 28th | 5:00-7:00 pm

Reception and CaNOE AGM

Who: Formal and informal educators; members and potential

members of CaNOE.

Description: Network with other educators over refreshments.

Learn more about the Canadian Network for Ocean Education and participate in the Annual General Meeting.

* Free drink ticket with registration of session 1 & 3

Session 3 | August 29th | 8:30-3:45 pm

ONC and the Ocean Sense program

Who: Formal and informal educators teaching grades K-12;

learning resources are designed for grades 6-10 but can be

adapted for other grades.

Description: Explore educational opportunities with ONC’s Ocean Sense program and try hands-on classroom activities linked with the new BC curriculum.

Register early to reserve your spot. For more information, contact Monika Pelz: pelzms@oceannetworks.ca.

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