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REMINDER: Educators, tomorrow is the last day to sign up for our Free "Corals in the Classroom – Part 2 Teacher Workshop" at the National Aquarium on Tuesday, August 22nd, 9 am–5:30 pm. Don't miss out on learning how to incorporate coral science into your everyday science classes using our Coral Reef Ecology Curriculum.

Reservations can be made by calling the National Aquarium at 410-576-3833.
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REMINDER: Educators, tomorrow is the last day to sign up for our Free "Corals in the Classroom – Part 1 Teacher Workshop" at the National Aquarium on Thursday, August 10th, 9 am–5:30 pm. Don't miss out on learning how to incorporate coral science into your everyday science classes using our Coral Reef Ecology Curriculum.

Reservations can be made by calling the National Aquarium at 410-576-3833.
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Corals in the Classroom
Teacher Training – Part 2 - August 22, 2017

The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation invites educators to explore the underwater world of coral reefs by participating in this day long workshop at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Gain access to KSLOF’s Coral Reef Ecology Curriculum, hosted on a state-of-the-art online learning platform, containing free and innovative content including photos, videos, interactives, lesson plans, quizzes and more.

Date: Tuesday, August 22
Time: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Maximum Participants: 30
Cost: The cost of the training will be free to educators; however, there will be a $15 registration fee per person, which will be returned after attending the workshop. Reservations can be made by calling 410-576-3833.
Registration Deadline: August 8, 2017

Part 2 of this two-part workshop will focus on the current state of coral reefs and the threats they are facing. In addition, you will learn how scientists study coral reefs and take part in a coral reef survey simulation.

Teachers that complete both Part 1 and Part 2 of Coral in the Classroom may be eligible to receive 1 MSDE Professional Development Credit.
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The National Aquarium and the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation (KSLOF) invite formal and informal educators to explore the underwater world of coral reefs by participating in Corals in the Classroom, a two-part professional development workshop. Participants will gain access to KSLOF’s Coral Reef Ecology Curriculum, hosted on a state-of-the-art online learning platform, containing free and innovative content including photos, videos, interactives, lesson plans, quizzes and more. Part 1 of this two-part workshop will focus on coral biology and the biotic and abiotic factors that affect coral reefs. Part 2 will focus on the current state of coral reefs and the threats they are facing.

This workshop is appropriate for middle and high school educators. Maryland teachers that complete both Part 1 and Part 2 of Corals in the Classroom may be eligible to receive 1 MSDE Professional Development Credit.

Corals in the Classroom – Part 1
Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017
Time: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Maximum Participants: 30
Cost: The cost of the training will be free to educators; however, there will be a $15 registration fee per person, which will be returned after attending the workshop. Reservations can be made by calling 410-576-3833.
Registration Deadline: August 3

Corals in the Classroom – Part 2
Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Maximum Participants: 30
Cost: The cost of the training will be free to educators; however, there will be a $15 registration fee per person, which will be returned after attending the workshop. Reservations can be made by calling 410-576-3833.
Registration Deadline: August 8

*Please note that the National Aquarium is in the process of updating their website. The date for Corals in the Classroom – Part 1 is from a previous training. The dates listed in this email are the correct ones.
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This article explores the economic impact of climate change on reefs. As corals struggle to cope with changing ocean conditions, jobs and businesses that depend on diving and tourism may also decline.
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Our science team was pleased to partner with Conservation International on their latest expedition to Lau Province, Fiji, as part of their Lau Seascape initiative. This project "hopes to foster local stewardship and build local capacity to support effective co-management between the Lau communities and the government."
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Our Coral Reef Ecologist, Alexandra Dempsey, was thrilled she could get back to survey the health and resiliency of coral reefs in Fiji with Conservation International, helping to survey many of the same reefs we studied on the Global Reef Expedition four years ago.
Treasures of the Lau Islands
Treasures of the Lau Islands
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The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is proud to announce the publication of our final report on the health and resiliency of coral reefs in Fiji!

The associated coral reef surveys and high resolution maps of shallow water habitats were collected on our Global Reef Expedition, a five-year mission to survey the health and resiliency of coral reefs around the world.
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Corals in the Classroom
Teacher Training – Part 1 - June 22, 2017

The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation invites educators to explore the underwater world of coral reefs by participating in this day long workshop at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Gain access to KSLOF’s Coral Reef Ecology Curriculum, hosted on a state-of-the-art online learning platform, containing free and innovative content including photos, videos, interactives, lesson plans, quizzes and more.

Date: Thursday, June 22
Time: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Maximum Participants: 30
Cost: The cost of the training will be free to educators; however, there will be a $15 registration fee per person, which will be returned after attending the workshop. Reservations can be made by calling 410-576-3833.
Registration Deadline: June 8, 2017

Part 1 of this two-part workshop will focus on coral biology and the biotic and abiotic factors that affect coral reefs. This workshop is appropriate for middle and high school informal and formal educators.

Teachers that complete both Part 1 and Part 2 of Coral in the Classroom may be eligible to receive 1 MSDE Professional Development Credit.
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