Discovery Outreach Program (Flandrau Science Center on the UA Campus)
Director: Dr. Katrina Mangin
Reservations begin on the first Monday of August for the Fall Semester: To book your class for a workshop, call the Flandrau Science Center at 520-621-4516
Donation: $5.00 per student
students: 16, Maximum Students: 32
are held on the University of Arizona campus in the Flandrau Science Center Discovery Room, Tuesdays-Fridays, 9-11:50
Discovery workshop stations are hands-on,
activity-based laboratory programs which provide students with
the opportunity to work with live marine animals and teaching
specimens. Students are exposed to living and preserved organisms
found in the Gulf of California and gain a general understanding
of the scientific relationships between them. Marine Discovery
is offered through the Dept of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology,
University of Arizona.
encourage students to "think like scientists" using their
observational, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
introduce students to the marine environment, especially the
Gulf of California, Tucson's near-by ocean.
encourage higher education by allowing interaction with university
us when you get to campus
Each workshop lasts approximately 2.5-3.0 hours and is organized
are introduced to the day's activities, laboratory procedures
and the undergraduates
who teach the workshops, and are
divided into 4 groups of 6-8.
participate in five stations
(20-25 minutes each).
stations are facilitated by University of Arizona undergraduates
(science and education majors).
classes choose to eat lunch on the UA Mall
University of Arizona
Marine Discovery Contact: Dr. Katrina Mangin
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