2019 Chesapeake Institute accepting applications

 2019 Chesapeake Bay Institute:  An Interconnected System.  Today, Tomorrow, and Into the Future

The three-day institute (July 9 – 12, 2019) will take place at VIMS Eastern Shore Laboratory in Wachapreague, Virginia and features a field experience to Tangier Island.  The Institute emphasizes the intersection of human-environmental systems by focusing on curriculum topics such as water quality, climate change, people, place, and aquaculture.  Participants will formulate questions, collect data, and use spatial analysis tools.  Professional training and the development of integrative course materials for (AP) Environmental Science, Earth Science, World Geography, and AP Human Geography curriculum.   The Institute will also integrate approaches using the National Geographic Geo-Inquiry Process as a framework and serve to enhance collaboration across curriculum content and pedagogy.  Online applications are due by May 1, 2019.  Cost is free to Virginia educators ($125 otherwise).

Should there be any questions, please contact Jamie Young (Jamie.Young@VBSchools.com) or Mike Allen (mallen@odu.edu) directly.

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