Stone Lab Science Courses for Educators

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Great Lakes region

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  • Teacher Professional Development


Ohio State University (OSU)


At Stone Laboratory, Ohio State University's island campus on Lake Erie, educators learn innovative ways to incorporate the natural environment in their classrooms and earn two semester credits in a week, though the courses may also be taken as non-credit workshops. Designed for classroom teachers, informal educators, and education majors with a junior rank or higher, these courses cover science content and teaching methodologies. Offerings include: Workshop in Environmental Education and Technology Education - Enhancing Earth Science Education with Technology; Field Geology for Educators - Geologic Setting of Lake Erie; Workshop in Environmental Education - Water and Wildlife Training for Educators; and Field Ecology.