|Explore… Excite… Ignite…|
Looking for ways to get your students excited about science?
Immersion Presents brings the real world of scientific exploration and discovery directly to you and your students! Immersion Presents inspires students with:
Live broadcasts from real scientific expeditions
Curriculum aligned to the National Science Education Standards (grades 4-8) and to the Ocean Literacy Essential Principals & Fundamental Concepts
An engaging Web site with live expedition coverage, video, games, photo galleries, message boards and more!
Interactions with Dr. Robert Ballard and other world-class scientists who serve as role models for students
Meaningful technology integration for teachers
Fun, hands-on, activities and accompanying teacher guides
Expedition video that brings the science to life
Ongoing live and taped programs on demand on the Immersion Channel
Immersion Presents program library includes past expeditions and curriculum for:
Adventures to the Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean
Life at the Extremes
Secrets of the Gulf
Dr. Sara Waller's Cetacean (Dolphin Cognition) Studies - Immersion Presents Professional Development Ocean Exploration Series
Immersion Presents programs coming to you live in 2008 include:
Monterey Bay, March 2-7, 2008 Thirty minute broadcasts begin at 11:00a.m. EST through 3:00p.m. at www.immersionpresents.org.
Immersion Presents programs can be used in classrooms, camps, science clubs, and after-school settings.
"Our year-round fourth and fifth grade teachers and their students were thrilled to participate in the Life at the Extremes broadcasts and curriculum activities this past summer. This program was truly an educational and fun experience for them all."
-- Joyce Woodhouse, Director, School-Community Partnership Program, Clark County School District, NV.
Immersion Presents partners with leading scientists and research institutions including:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration (IFE)
University of Rhode Island (URI)
Institute for Archaeological Oceanography (IAO)
Mote Marine Laboratory
Immersion Presents educational materials can be accessed through local state sites or licensed to Institutions, Educational Service Centers, school districts or other non-profit groups. For more information participating in Immersion Presents in Ohio contact:
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Kathy Kwiatkowski
Franklin County ESC, Columbus , Marge Schwab Marge.firstname.lastname@example.org 1-614-542-4164
Wood County ESC Bowling Green Jason Smith Wcesc_jsm@nwoca.org 419-354-9010,ext 218