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1 TanenbaumCHAT-ISRAEL Marine Biology Mini-mester in Eilat February 8-19

2 The Centrality of Israel

3 Why Eilat?

4 Not a tour; a curriculum-based experience focusing on authentic field research in ocean sciences. Sponsored by Ben Gurion University - Eilat Campus and Toronto UJA Federation

5 Sample Research Projects

6 Meet our lead researcher and project coordinator Noam Josef

7 Typical Day Schedule 9 am to 5 pm Lecture, workshops, lab work, field research visits to marine science labs

8 Topics of Study * Ecology and biology of the Gulf of Eilat * Artificial reefs and their ecological contribution * Vision and camouflage in marine environments * Marine mammal behavior and therapy using dolphins * The science of dolphin communication and behavior * Biomechanical process in the sea

9 Eligibility Requirements Preparation beforehand (academic reading) Expectations on the campus Academic expectations (ISA) Blogging rotation Expectation to bring it back to TanenbaumCHAT

10 Chaperones Ms. Carr, Mr. Kitchen, and Rabbi Buckman Plus local madrichim and research team and additional security/medic as required

11 Tentative Schedule *Activity with Eilat Diller Cohort 3

12 c Logistics: Phone i-Devices Visitors CHAT friends (gap year students, TRY, alumni, shlichim) Health, safety, certificate of completion, security, lodging, spending money

13 Handbook Rules 1.Dress Code

14 Handbook Rules - Continued 2 Shabbaton rules apply on Shabbat 3. Optional Daily Tefillah 4. Kashrut

15 Cost and Payment Schedule Power point presentation will be sent via email on Oct 1 st /2014 October 15 th – Price will be finalized Online application goes live with price information- Oct 21 st /2014 October 24 th – Online application is due. October 27 th – Acceptance notices will be sent.

16 Cost and Payment Schedule First payment due: November 4 th / 2014 = $1200 CAD Please include: - A photocopy of pages 2-3 of your passport (showing personal details) - Emergency contact and medical information and visitor request form Final balance due: November 25 th / 2014

17 Questions

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