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2003 Workshop
2003 Workshop Schedule

The Flatirons Outdoor Classroom Curricular Workshop
‘Seeing Science through Multiple Lens’
June 23-26, 2003


Monday, June 23
Location: Flatirons Elementary OC 

8:30: coffee and donuts

9:00: introductions all around

9:10: Overview: the Idea of the Outdoor Classroom; Workshop Themes: Mark Sparn, BVSD, Bob Frodeman, CU

10:00: Mark Sparn: “activity” introducing OC (w/ Kelly Armitage)

10:45: Break

11:00: Summary of work plan & deliverables: Brooke Smith, BVSD; Marianne Weingroff, Digital Library for Earth System Education (DLESE)

Noon: lunch (on your own)

12:30: Hydro-geology, Bob Reynolds, Denver Museum for Nature and Science (DMNS)

2:30: Curriculum development—break up into teams, Marianne and Brooke, supervising

3:00: break for the day

Tuesday, June 24
Location: DMNS 

8:15: leave Flatirons, carpool to DMNS

9:00: Hydro-geology: Bob Reynolds, DMNS

10:00: Break

10:15: Hydrology: Curry Rosato, City of Boulder

Noon: lunch—at DMNS cafeteria

1:00: Science and values: Bob Frodeman, CU

1:30: Curriculum development/team discussion, Brooke Smith and Marianne Weingroff

3:00 pm: Break for the day

Wednesday, June 25
Location: DMNS 

8:15: leave Flatirons for DMNS

9:00: free time within museum

Field Biology: Rob Ramey, DMNS (meet in DMNS classroom)

10:00: Break

10:15: Rob Ramey, cont’d

Noon: lunch—at DMNS cafeteria

12:30: Curriculum development/team discussion (BS and MW supervise)

1:30: Interdisciplinary environmental education, Bob Frodeman, CU

2:00: 2-5 minute summations by each participant

3:00: Break for the day

Thursday, June 26
Location: Sombrero Marsh Environmental Education Center

8:30: coffee and donuts

9:00: Science Policy: Martyn Clark, CU

10:00: Break

10:15: Martyn Clark, cont’d

11:00: discussion

Noon: lunch

12:30: Activities report from participants, 10-15 min each

2:30: Concluding remarks; discussion of timeline for deliverables for August 6 meeting. Create listserve? Other possible meetings?