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The Maury Project Information
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Introduction

Support

Audience/Objectives

Training Opportunities

Training Materials

Academic Credit

Biographical Note

Maury Peer Trainers

Contact:
Dr. James A. Brey
Co-Director,
Maury Project
American Meteorological Society
Tel: 202-737-1043
amsedu@ametsoc.org

Dr. David R. Smith
Co-Director,
Maury Project
U.S. Naval Academy
Tel: 410-293-6553
drsmith@usna.edu


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Maury Project Audience and Objectives


Audience: Master K-12 teachers and supervisors of science who teach or supervise the teaching of units with significant oceanography content.

Objectives: The Project is directed towards improving teacher effectiveness in generating interest and understandings in science, technology, and mathematics among precollege students. The Maury Project is intended to:

(a) introduce master teachers to the physical foundations of selected oceanographic topics and issues

(b) explore and suggest ways in which these understandings and concepts can be employed in school studies

(c) prepare workshop attendees to conduct training sessions on selected oceanography topics and issues for teachers in their home areas

d) support training sessions held by these teachers, on a continuing basis, with instructional resource materials, scientific guidance, and opportunities to interact with professionals in the oceanography field.

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The Maury Project is an initiative of the American Meteorological Society in cooperation with the United States Naval Academy and the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, and is directly supported by the Office of Naval Research (ONR Grant No. N000141410148). Past support came from the Teacher Enhancement Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF Grant No. ESI-9353370). NOAA provides in-kind support for the Maury Project summer workshop.

The American Meteorological Society is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization.
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