Science Café on the Bay!
Spend an evening in the Inner Harbor of Baltimore learning about current research on the Chesapeake Bay and how to connect it to your students’ classroom learning. MAST will provide dinner between 5:30 - 6:00 for all attendees.
MAST is sponsoring a science night on Tuesday, December 9th at Towson University’s Center for STEM Excellence in the Inner Harbor of Baltimore. Dr. Russel Hill, Director of the Institute for Marine & Environmental Technology (IMET) will give an overview of the work done by IMET scientists.
Dr. Eric Schott, a faculty member at UMCES and an IMET researcher, will discuss his work which focuses on molecular detection of estuarine pathogens, discovery and molecular characterization of blue crab pathogens, as well as viruses in aquatic invertebrates.
Adam Frederick, Assistant Director for Education at Maryland Sea Grant will discuss how to connect Chesapeake Bay science to your classroom.
This event is geared mainly toward middle and high school science teachers, but teachers of all levels are invited.
When: Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The event will begin at 5:30 pm, with MAST providing dinner until 6:00 pm. Speakers will begin at 6:00 pm and the program will end at 8:00 pm.
Where: Towson University Center for STEM Excellence (note this is in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and not on TU’s main campus).
701 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Parking will be provided at the Pier V public parking garage next door (711 E. Pratt St.). Please take a parking ticket on your way into the garage (do not use your credit card) and you will be given a pre-paid voucher at the conclusion of the program.
Registration: Pre-registration is required.
Questions: If you have any questions about the event or registering, please contact Mary Stapleton at email@example.com.