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Subject:  FYI Date:  2/11/2010  4:32 PM
Author:  Esconopeles Number:  5094 of 5113

Please Pass this field trip opportunity on to any interested homeschooling families

Marine Science Adventure Camp for Homeschoolers

This is a 2 day Marine Science Adventure course just for Homeschoolers held at the Marine Science Consortium. The consortium is located on Wallops Island, near the islands of Chincoteague and Assateague on Virginia Eastern Shore. It’s a gorgeous area and a fun science based camp for students and parents/teachers. The course is all inclusive; meals, lodging, supplies, activities and fieldtrips are all included in the cost. The attachments are informational flyers about the Homeschoolers Marine Science Workshop .

Marine Science Adventure Courses for Homeschoolers

Don't have a laboratory in your basement or an Oceanic Research
Vessel in your backyard? Don't worry, here at the Marine Science
Consortium we understand the challenges parents face when they teach
science in the home. The Marine Science Consortium is your resource
for bridging the gap between marine science curriculum and student
understanding. Our Homeschoolers Workshops are tailored for the
budding Marine Biologist in your home. Our workshops provide hands-on
observation of marine environments and life forms as well as time to
socialize with other young marine biologist.

The 2-day Coastal Ecology program includes the following field trips and classes:

Oceanography Research Cruise
We will take a research cruise through one of the most productive
ecosystems on earth! We will trawl to sample the myriad organisms
found in our estuary. Your naturalist will give you in-depth
background on the lifecycle and ha