Friday, September 7, 2012

Ocean Explorer Workshop and Marine Educator Night

Educators can sign up for two events this month, on Saturday, September 29th, the Waikiki Aquarium and HIMB are hosting the:

NOAA Ocean Exploration Workshop
Octopus from the 2012 U.S./Russian Artic Expedition
Photo – K. Iken, UAF
For formal, informal and pre-service educators, this workshop includes stipends for materials and travel to Oahu. 
9:00 am – 2:00 pm at Coconut Island 

Bring the excitement of modern explorers to your students through NOAA Ocean Explorers' website and curriculum - focusing on expeditions to extreme environments.  Join us on Moku o Lo’e (Coconut Island) for a morning workshop to begin investigating these resources, then travel to the Waikiki Aquarium for the evening event to continue the journey of discovery. Sponsored by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation - stipends (including travel costs from neighbor islands) will be provided for all participants.  Prior workshop participants are invited to attend and receive a stipend for completing the 2 work-shop cycle or assisting with experience with the materials.   


Marine Educator’s Night

The evening is FREE for all educators and a guest. 
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm at the Waikiki Aquarium 

Can’t make the whole workshop event? Just sign up to explore the Waikiki Aquarium’s exhibits at night while discovering new education resources, teaching ideas and old friends.  NOAA’s Ocean Explorer website, research and curricula will be highlighted, and packets filled with teaching supplies, lesson plans and books will be available to all educators.    Representatives from State and Federal organizations will have tables set up with ocean related instructional materials.  Refreshments will be provided.  A variety of curriculum kits will be available to teachers. Sponsored by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.   

To Register - Go To: 
For more information call: 808-440-9011 or email:

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