Program Schedule

An example agenda (from the 2017 program) is pasted below. The 2018 agenda will be posted soon.

A pdf copy of the SWiMS 2017 schedule can be found here.

Day1, June 26
0900 – Introduction (Stewart, Usselman), Clough 131
0930 – Preliminary assessment (Cappelli, CEISMC), Sapelo introduction (Stewart)
1030 – Break
1050 – Winogradsky module (Burns, Parris)
1200 – Lunch & lecture (Dr. Colleen Cavanaugh, Harvard University; Life in Symbiosis), Clough 131
1300 – Shrimp cocktail module (Parris, Burns, Patin)
1420 – Break
1430 – Shrimp cocktail module (Parris, Burns, Patin)
1530 – Reconvene and group summary

Day2, June 27
0900 – Introduction (Stewart)
0915 – Day 1 experiments recap (Parris)
0945 – Brain Coral Game module (Pratte)
1030 – Break
1050 – Brain Coral Game module, cont. (Pratte), Stewart lab tour (Stewart)
1200 – Lunch & lecture (Dr. Joel Kostka, Georgia Tech; Oil and the Oceans), Clough 272
1300 – Satellite module (Patin, Parris)
1420 – Break
1500 – Plastics module (Pratte, Parris)
1545 – Reconvene and group summary

Day3, June 28
0900 – Introduction (Stewart)
0915 – Day 2 experiments recap (Pratte, Parris)
0945 – Aqua-science module (Padilla, Burns)
1045 – Break
1100 – Aqua-science module, cont. (Padilla, Burns)
1200 – Lunch & lecture (Dr. Al Dove, Georgia Aquarium; Whale Sharks), Clough 131
1300 – Breakout session – lesson plan development & learning objectives (Usselman), Clough 131
1420 – Break
1430 – Breakout session – lesson plan development & learning objectives (Usselman), Clough 131
1530 – Reconvene and group summary, Clough 131

Day4, June 29
0830 – depart Georgia Tech (meet behind Cherry Emerson building, 310 Ferst Drive)
1100 – stop for food in Dublin
1430 – arrive Sapelo Island Visitor Center (Meridian, GA)
1530 – ferry to Sapelo Island (~20 min)
1600 – check-in at Sapelo housing, two/three per room
1630-1900 – marsh nature walk (core sampling, alligator watching)
1900-2030 – beach and lowcountry boil
2030 – sea turtle talk

Day5, June 30
0830 – breakfast
0930 – trawl cruise, RV Spartina (fish collection, specimens to labs)
1200 – post-test, lunch, free time
1630 – ferry to Visitor Center (~20 min)
1700 – depart Visitor Center
2200 – arrive Georgia Tech

**All activities are in Clough 487 unless otherwise indicated (bold)