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COSEE Great Lakes: Creating Freshwater Connections to the World Ocean. Steve Stewart Michigan Sea Grant Extension [email protected] MSTA – March 3, 2006. Michigan Sea Grant. coseegreatlakes.net. a new member of the National Science Foundation’s Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence.

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cosee great lakes creating freshwater connections to the world ocean

COSEE Great Lakes:Creating Freshwater Connectionsto the World Ocean

Steve Stewart

Michigan Sea Grant Extension

[email protected]

MSTA – March 3, 2006

a new member of the national science foundation s centers for ocean sciences education excellence

a new member of the National Science Foundation’sCenters for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence

national cosee network
National COSEE Network

The National COSEE Network is a network of regional centers that act locally, regionally and nationally.

national cosee goals
National COSEE Goals
  • Promote the development of effective partnerships between research scientists and educators;
  • Disseminate effective ocean sciences programs and best practices that build on existing resources;
  • Promote a vision of ocean education as a charismatic, interdisciplinary vehicle for fostering scientific literacy
cosee great lakes scope
COSEE Great Lakes Scope
  • Largest COSEE nationally
  • Five Great Lakes, 8 states
  • 20% world’s fresh surface water
  • 1,200 km E-W, 720+ N-S
  • 16,000 km shoreline
  • 247,000 sq km watershed
  • 82 million US citizens
  • 13 million K-12 students
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COSEE Great Lakes Scope
  • Involves educators, research scientists, students and the public
  • 8 major Objectives
  • 6 major Activity categories
  • More than 30 collaborators, including 4 other COSEEs
  • Funded 2005-2010
paddle to the sea
Paddle-to-the-Sea

COSEE Great Lakes uses Paddle-to-the-Sea as a working theme, dealing with progressions – from fresh to salt water, from watershed to sea; and with progress – in water quality, science, technology and ecosystem management.

cosee great lakes goals
COSEE Great Lakes Goals
  • Inspire scientific literacy and environmental responsibility
  • Link education and research communities
  • Add freshwater component to the National COSEE Network
  • Improve Great Lakes/ocean sciences education
  • Improve Great Lakes/ocean sciences literacy among regional Tribes

Tribes

Stewardship

Education

Linkages

Freshwater

cosee great lakes partners
COSEE Great Lakes Partners
  • Michigan Sea Grant
  • Illinois-Indiana SG
  • Minnesota SG
  • New York SG
  • Ohio SG
  • Pennsylvania SG
  • Wisconsin SG
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COSEE Great Lakes Partners

NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab

The Cooperative Institute for Limnology

and Ecosystems Research

cosee great lakes collaborators
Bathysphere Underwater Bio Lab

Bay Mills Community College

Buffalo Museum of Science

California, Mid-Atlantic & NE COSEEs, COSEE-West

Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Duluth & Monroe Public Schools

College of Exploration

Duluth Schools Indian Ed Program

EPA-GLNPO

GLERL

Grand Valley State University

Great Lakes Commission

Great Lakes Science Center

IAGLR

Inland Seas Education Association

Learn the Seas – America

MAEOE

Michigan Technological University

MI United Conservation Clubs

NSF Biocomplexity Project

PA Regional Science Consortium

Peggy Notebaert Museum

Shedd Aquarium

Thunder Bay NMS

USDI Fish & Wildlife Service

USDI National Park Service

USGS Great Lakes Science Center

COSEE Great Lakes Collaborators
cosee great lakes objectives
COSEE Great Lakes Objectives
  • Facilitate collaboration between scientists and educators:
      • enhance teacher capabilities in science
      • assist scientists in education and public outreach
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COSEE Great Lakes Objectives

Integrate Great Lakes and ocean sciences in curricula

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COSEE Great Lakes Objectives

Increase access to Great Lakes and ocean sciences for the public and underserved groups

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COSEE Great Lakes Objectives

Facilitate direct student connections to Great Lakes and ocean sciences

cosee activities by group

Researchers

Educators

Researchers

Educators

Students

Students

Public

Public

COSEE Activities by Group
  • Research Scientists
    • Lake Exploration workshops
    • Educator House-calls
    • School for Scientists
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Researchers

Educators

Researchers

Educators

Students

Students

Public

Public

COSEE Activities by Group
  • Students
    • O’LAKERS (Ocean/Lake-Aware Kids Engaged in Relevant Science)
    • Student Summits
    • Great Lakes Ecology Course
    • Great Lakes/ocean Sciences Careers
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Researchers

Educators

Researchers

Educators

Students

Students

Public

Public

COSEE Activities by Group
  • Public, Media, Schools
    • Public Seminars
    • COSEE on the Internet
    • Teaching with GLOS
    • College of Exploration
    • Mass Media & COSEE
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Researchers

Educators

Researchers

Educators

Students

Students

Public

Public

COSEE Activities by Group
  • Educators
    • Lake Exploration workshops
    • Lake Guardian
    • Marine Immersion
    • Teachable Moments
    • Curriculum Development
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Lake Exploration Workshops
  • Lake Superior workshop July 29-Aug. 4 Duluth
  • Coastal processes
  • Hydrology and remote sensing
  • Climate and weather
  • Special habitats (dunes, estuaries, etc.)
  • Life in the water
  • Special issues
limnolinks
LimnoLinks
  • Educator House Calls
    • GLERL Lake Michigan Field Station
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