Learning from the Lake: Using Primary Sources at LCMM to Teach Key Proficiencies.
LCMM campus, Lake Champlain and Dead Creek
June 25-29, 2018
3 Credits through Castleton University (optional)
$950 ($1400 with 3 credits)
View a live-stream tour of a shipwreck through the camera lens of an underwater robot. Explore every nook and cranny of a creaky, tarry replica of a Revolutionary War gunboat. Paddle to the shores of an archaeological site that was frequented by indigenous people for thousands of years. Browse (very carefully!) through boxes of fascinating museum artifacts yet to be displayed. Closely examine many life forms in the lake, from microscopic plants to flopping fish.
This course immerses teachers in the experience of using Expanded Learning Providers (ELPs) such as the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to make learning more empirical, inductive and personal for their students.