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Calendar of Events – School Year 2009-10

Last Modified: July 30. 2010 View 2009-10 Archive

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)

August 2009  
Aug. 22 Aug. 22 ~ Botanists Invite Public to Visit Keweenaw Shore Nature Sanctuary
September 2009  
  Family Science Nights Schedule
September 9 September 9, at 7 pm, Center for Water and Society will sponsor a free public showing of the film, "Waterlife," in Noblet Forestry and Wood Products Building, Room G002.
Sept. 24-25 Sept. 24-25 Community-based Education Workshop for K-12 Teachers & Community Partners…..more info coming soon
October 2009  
Oct. 8-10 Oct. 8-10 Annual conference of Michigan Alliance for Environmental & Outdoor Education at UMich Dearborn campus.
October 16-17

Upper Midwest Green Schools Conference
October 16-17 Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin; More Information

Oct. 17 Western UP Center for Science, Math and Environmental Education hosted Family Adventure Day Nature Conservancy's Mary MacDonald Preserve near Copper Harbor from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17.
November 2009  
Nov. 2

"Where do the Children Play?" will be shown at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 2.

November 5 Get Outdoors, Michigan! Summit; 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, Thursday, November 5
AmericInn in Silver City, MI
-------Flyer ------- Brochure --- Michigan No Child Left Inside Coalition
Nov. 14 Chris and Courtney Hohnholt and their three daughters lead a hike of the Swedetown Gorge at the Maasto Hiihto Trails in Hancock Nov. 14.
December 2009  
December 19 Bring your family & join host family, Justin and Michelle Miller, on a hike at The Michigan Nature Association’s James Dorian Rooks Memorial Nature Sanctuary near Copper Harbor. December 19
January 2010  
   
February 2010  
Feb. 12 GOISD Teacher In‐Service 12:30‐3:00 pm, Friday, Feb. 12, 2010; at Watersmeet School
Feb. 16 Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010: MEECS Water Quality Workshop Copper Country ISD, Conference Room B; 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Feb. 23 & 25 Investigate... Future Fuels from Forests: FREE High School Field Trips
Feb. 23 & 25 and March 16 & 18
March 2010  
Mar 6 WINTER ECOLOGY INSTITUTE: MARCH 5, 2010: 10:00A.M.-8:00P.M., MARCH 6, 2010, 8:00A.M.-4:00P.M.
Mar 15 - 19 Great Lakes Assembly Programs March 15-19 - Adventures in Nature
and Adventures with John James Audubon
Assembly Programs by Brian Fox Ellis from Illinois. To register
(click here)
Mar 22 March 22 (4:00-8:30 pm) Western U.P. Science Fair & Festival at
Michigan Technological University's Memorial Union Ballroom & Commons Area

Mar 16 & 18 Investigate... Future Fuels from Forests: FREE High School Field Trips
Feb. 23 & 25 and March 16 & 18
April 2010  
April 8 Thursday, April 8, 6-7:30 pm  –  Family Engineering Night for Elementary Children & Parents at Houghton-Portage Twp. Library -- PDF Flyer

April 13

April 14-16

Tuesday, April 13, 7-8 pm -  Physics Force Circus Community Performance at 135 Fisher Hall @ Michigan Tech  
Wed-Friday, April 14-16  -  Physics Force School Assembly Program Scheduleat Hancock High School, Houghton Middle School, and L’Anse Middle/High School  (LINK TO SCHEDULE)

April 15 Thursday, April 15, 6-8 pm – Engineering Night for Middle School  Families (PDF) at L’Anse Middle School 
April 16 Friday, April 16, 8:30-3:15 pm  –  GPS: Teachers Teaching Teachers  Workshop at Keweenaw Land Trust’s Marsin Center near Houghton. PDF Flyer
April 21 Field Trip: Watch Hawk Migration on Brockway Mountain Wed., April 21 (PDF): Involve your students in a very special opportunity to observe the famous raptor migration at Brockway Mountain with David Flaspohler, Michigan Tech Ornithologist
April 23 Friday, April 23, 8:30-3:15 pm –  Growing Up Wild Workshop for Educators of Young Children (ages 3-7 years) at Nara Nature Center in Houghton. PDF Flyer
April 27 April 27 - Gardening at School Workshop flyer - 8:30 am - 3:30 pm; Reading the Site for Landscape Use  (Michigan Tech), Community Garden (Houghton), Hughes Farm  (Calumet), CLK School Garden (See Flyer PDF)
May 2010  
May 6 Thursday, May 6, 6-8 pm – Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative Celebration & Sharing at Rozsa Center Lobby ----   More info coming soon.
June 2010  
 

Great Lakes Maritime Transportation  June 2010

Navigation & Mathematics  June 2010

July 2010  
 

Future Fuels from Forests: July 2010

Global Change Teacher Institute July 2010

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

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