Michigan Science education

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Excursions on Torch Lake and Portage Lake aboard MTU's Research Vessel Agassiz

Copper Country High Schools honored for Torch Lake Superfund Monitoring Project

Engaging HS Students in Monitoring Remediation of a Local Superfund Site

Americorps Environmental Education Positions at MTU

Great Lakes Aquarium Assemblies for Schools

2006 Earth Day Page

2006 Earth Day List of Projects

Western U.P. Science Fair March 16, 2006 Photos & Awards

Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support (MEECS) May 4-5 & June 12-16

Western U.P. Center for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education Receives 2005 Youth Award from Lake Superior Binational Forum

Make A Difference Day Partners Install Boardwalk at Nature Sanctuary & Clean Up Lake Perrault.

Professional Development Conference for Teachers
(PDF Agenda & Registration)

Astronomy Workshops for Teachers

Exploring the Keweenaw's Nature Sanctuaries

Better Communities by Design with Guy Bazzani

Edible & Poisonous Mushrooms of Michigan (PDF)

Birds of Prey & Woodland Wife Assembly programs

Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support (MEECS)

Global Change Institute

Forest Resources & Environmental Scences Institute

Michigan U.P. TiViTz Tournament Results & TiViTz Tournament Photos

Lake Superior Youth Symposium 2005 Photos

Earth Day 2005 Press Release PDF File

Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support (MEECS)

World of Physics Student Contests and a workshop

Physical Science Workshop for Secondary Teachers March 18 (PDF File)

The School Improvement Workshop Series (PDF File)

Earth Week 2005 Pages

FIRST LEGO Robot Challenge

Grant award helps students monitor Upper Peninsula Superfund Site

Ecology of the Great Lakes 2004 Teachers Institute aboard the RV Lake Guardian Photo Gallery and the Forestry Institute Photos

Center Receives $4,892 Environment Education Grant From EPA

Center Wins MASB Education Excellence Award

Center Receives $188,302 Grant to Develop Environment Education Curricula

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