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Calendar of Events – School Year 2008-09

Last Modified: Feb 20, 2009 View 2007-08 Archive

September 2008  
Sep 15 Family Forest Night Program --- Sep 15, 2008 Lake Linden Hubbell School Forest 6-8 pm
  Family Science Night ~~~~ Family Forest Night Fall 2008 Schedule
Sep 29 - Oct 3 Sept. 29-Oct. 3 Wild Woodland Assembly Program for Gr. 1-12 students in UP (contact jchadde@mtu.edu to register)
Sep 30 - Oct 2 Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 ~ The Great Lakes on the Brink with author Dave Dempsey hosted by Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative (author) in Copper Country Schools and at MTU.
6-8:3 0 pm ~ Dinner & Dialogue.
October 2008  
Oct 2-3 Shipping on the Great Lakes Teacher Workshop: 6-9 pm, Thursday, Oct. 2 and 8:30-3:30 pm, Friday, Oct. 3, 2008 at Thunder Bay Marine Sanctuary in Alpena, MI; Please register by Monday, Sept. 22, 2008
Oct 27 Dinner & Dialogue: Partnership-Building & Social Justice Issues
in Indian Country 5:30-8 pm, Monday, Oct. 27 at Keweenaw Bay Ojibwe Community College (KBOCC) in Baraga
November 2008  
Nov. 15 MEECS Training
Nov. 15, 2008: Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support - Water Quality Unit Teacher Workshop & Facilitator Training, Clare, MI
Nov. 26

MEECS Michigan Energy Resources, 9:00 am-3:30 pm at Copper Country ISD in Hancock Flyer

December 2008  
Dec 5-6

Dec. 5 Conducting Home Energy Audits, 9:00 am-3:30 pm at Copper
Country ISD in Hancock Flyer
Dec. 6 Renewable Energy “Sustainable” Home Tour, 2-5 pm,

Dec. 8 Engineering is Elementary Teacher Workshop, Escanaba, MI PDF
January 2009  
Jan. 26 Energy Education Program Series: Activities for
Families" at Portage Township Library in Houghton 6:30-8 pm on
Mondays, , March 16
Jan. 28

Wed., Jan. 28; 4:30-8:00 pm: K-12 Workshop: Why Do We Interpret and How? (Kathleen Harter, Chief of Interpretation & Education) at Keweenaw National Historical Park headquarters in Calumet. 

Jan. 27 & Jan. 29 Family Science Night Schedule for Ontonagon Jan. 27 and Sacred
Heart on Jan. 29
February 2009  
Feb 4 Dinner & Dialogue: /Going Green at Home, School, Office & Community –
What Can We Do? /*6:00-8:30 pm, Wed., Feb. 4 in the atrium of the Michigan Tech Forestry Building Please register by Monday, Feb. 2. Contact: Loret Roberts 482-0331 or loret@copperisd.org
Feb. 18

4:30-8:00 pm - How To Effectively Let Others Know What You’re Doing at Keweenaw National Historical Park headquarters in Calumet. 

Feb. 23 Energy Education Program Series: Activities for
Families" at Portage Township Library in Houghton 6:30-8 pm on
Mondays, March 16
March 2009  
Mar 11 Engineering is Elementary Workshop
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 ~ 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, at Copper Country ISD
Spring 2009 Engineering is Elementary Workshop
March 11

4:30-8:00 pm - Wilderness First Aid at MTU Tech Forestry Atrium.

March 16 Energy Education Program Series: Activities for
Families" at Portage Township Library in Houghton 6:30-8 pm on
Monday, March 16
March 17

9:00-3:30 pm - Planning a School Garden Workshop (Carole Kreher, MSUE-Houghton County) at Copper Country ISD.

March 18, 20, 25, 27 March 18, 20, 25, 27 - Future Fuels from Forests High School Field Trips
to Michigan Tech
PDF Schedule
March 23

7:30-9 pm - World Water (Sandra Postel) at MTU Rozsa Center

March 27 8:30-3:00 pm - Engineering is Elementary Workshop at EUP-ISD
Mar 30 March 30, 2009, Monday, 4:00-8:30pm EDT: Western UP Science Fair: Grades 4-8, MTU Memorial Union Ballroom
April 2009  
Apr 4 April 4 ~ Girl Scout Science & Engineering Extravaganza ~10 am - 2pm, Saturday at Michigan Tech; Cosponsored by Michigan Tech & Western UP Center for Science, Math & Environmental Education
April 20

6:30-8 pm – “Baby, You Can Drive My Car!”---Open House for Energy Efficient Cars & Activities for Families at Portage Lake District Library in Houghton. 

April 22

6-8:30 pm - Taking Kids Outside: Etiquette, Behavior, Outdoor Classroom Management at Hancock High School.

April 23

9:00-3:30 pm - Great Lakes in My World at Copper Country ISD.

May 2009  
May 14-17

Lake Superior Youth Symposium May 14-17, 2009 Duluth Minnesota See website lakesuperioryouth.org

June 2009  
  Great Lakes Watershed Investigations June 15-19, 2009
Forest Ecology & Management June 21-26, 2009
July 2009  
 

Future Fuels from Forests: July 6-10, 2009
Global Change Teacher Institute July 13-17, 2009

Teacher Institutes Summer 2009
(PDF)

To register for events, contact Loret Roberts at 482-0331 or loret@copperisd.org

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