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A partnership of Copper Country & Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School Districts and Michigan Technological University. Serving schools and communities in Houghton, Baraga, Gogebic, Ontonagon and Keweenaw Counties The Western UP Center is a member of the Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network.

Teacher Workshops

K-12 Students

Community Events

  • Jan-June 2017 Green Film Series
  • March 2 - Green Film: Death by Design, 7 pm in G002 Hesterberg Hall, Forestry Building at MTU
  • March 23 - Green Film: Last Call at the Oasis, 7 pm in G002 Hesterberg Hall, Forestry Building at MTU
  • April 17 - Green Film: The Mesenger, 7 pm in G002 Hesterberg Hall, Forestry Building at MTU
  • April 20 - Lake Superior Celebration, 6-8 pm, Great Lakes Research Center; Most Significant Change presentations by students, teachers, community members
  • May 11 - Green Film: Inhabit, 7 pm in G002 Hesterberg Hall, Forestry Building at MTU
  • Archive Green Films 2011-2016 are now available for a 2-week checkout for Classroom, Meeting or Home Viewing. To borrow films, contact: Joan Chadde (487-3341 or jchadde@mtu.edu at the 115 Great Lakes Research Center at Michigan Tech

Conferences

MTU Students

 


News

 

Celebrating first year of local recycling (2/6/17, Daily Mining Gazette)

Recycling anniversary demonstrates local interest (2/7/17, Daily Mining Gazette)

Hancock middle-school students dig through 182 pounds of trash ( 2/7/17, TV6)

Daisy and the Engineers (November 24, 2016)

Flint Teachers Visit Michigan Tech (TV6 News, July 26, 2016)

Strawberry Fest features MTU's marine research vessel RV Agassiz (TV6 News, July 10, 2016)

Students ride the waves to learn about careers in natural science (ABC10, June 24, 2016)

TV6 News article on Detroit HS students Natural Resource & Engineering Career Pathway Program

TV6 News article on on Summer Science Camps

Series of 8 News Articles on MIchigan Tech Center for Science & Environmental Outreach and Western UP Center collaboration 'Regional School Agencies Provide Resources" (March 31 - April 14, 2016)

  

 

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MNA GuideWalking Paths & Protected Areas of the Keweenaw

The Michigan Nature Association announces the publication of a new guidebook titled Walking Paths & Protected Areas of the Keweenaw which describes twenty-two sanctuaries & preserves in Houghton and Keweenaw Counties. MORE . . . .



Teacher Institutes Summer 2016

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Contacts

Shawn Oppliger, shawn@copperisd.org
Director
Loret Roberts, loret@copperisd.org
Secretary

Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education
809 Hecla St.
Hancock, MI 49930
Tel: (906) 482-0331
Fax: (906) 482-1931
Joan Chadde, jchadde@mtu.edu
K-12 Education & Outreach Program Coordinator
Lloyd Wescoat, lwescoat@mtu.edu
Education Program Assistant

Michigan Technological University
Center for Science & Environmental Education
Michigan Technological University
114-116 Great Lakes Research Center
1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI 49931-1295
Tel: (906) 487-3341 Fax: (906) 487-1620

The Western UP Center offers a wide variety of K-12 outreach programs in science, mathematics and environmental education to improve K-12 science and mathematics education throughout the state of Michigan.

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