October Live Online Workshops!


Our live online workshops (and the recordings of them) have been quite popular… In response to your requests, we are offering additional sessions of our first course, “Introduction to Algae Farming”, plus a new course: “Getting Started With Spirulina” – see descriptions below. These courses compliment each other well, so see you there!

The E-lecta online classroom interface

Our Online Classroom:

We are very pleased to offer these teachings through an advanced web platform, pictured here. The online classroom includes live audio and video, slides and movies, the ability to text private or public questions, and the ability to ask questions through your webcam/microphone. A recording of the teaching session will be made available to each student completing each course.

Online workshops:

Introduction to Algae Farming
An overview of algae farming technique, and all of the considerations that go into algae farming – including growing, harvesting, and processing – as well as common solutions. The goal is to provide a solid foundation for further exploration of algae farming. A 2-hour course, followed by a half-hour question and answer session with Dr. Baum.

Getting Started With Spirulina
Spirulina is the best way to start algae farming, and this course is the best way to be sure you’ll be successful! Dr. Baum, founder of AlgaeLab and creator of our Grow Your Own Spirulina kits, takes you through all the steps: obtaining and caring for starter culture, growing it out, harvesting, maintenance, and best technique for keeping your culture pure and healthy. A 2-hour course, followed by a half-hour question and answer session.

Dates:
Introduction to Algae Farming:
Saturday, October 26th, 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8)

Getting Started With Spirulina:

Saturday, October 26th, 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8)

Note: There will be more online courses and workshops! Please suggest subjects, times, and dates…

The Instructor: Dr. Aaron Wolf Baum

While working on the NASA OMEGA algae biofuel-bioremediation project, algae scientist Dr. Aaron Wolf Baum founded the Shipyard algae teaching lab in Berkeley, CA, and developed mobile, educational algae installations with the Chlorophyll Collective. He founded AlgaeLab.org, providing kits, culture, and workshops to the public since 2008, and has co-founded two new algae companies — GreenSpring, an innovative algae farm in the San Francisco Bay Area, and SpiraLife, a developer of consumer-oriented, turnkey algae superfood photobioreactors. Aaron is author of the recently-published book, “Grow Your Own Spirulina Superfood: A Simple How-To Guide.”

Course Fees:

  • $59 for one course, plus access to recording of the class.
  • $99 for both courses, plus access to recordings of both classes.
  • Special package deal: $129 for either online course and access to class recording plus 1L bottle of Spirulina Starter Culture, and “Grow Your Own Spirulina Superfood” book, shipping included – a discount of over $30! (U.S. only)
  • Super-special package deal: $169 for both online courses and access to both class recordings, plus 1L bottle of Spirulina Starter Culture, and “Grow Your Own Spirulina Superfood” book, shipping included – a discount of over $50! (U.S. only)
  • Course Options

    (If the button does not work for you, just go to PayPal.com directly and send your payment to payment@algaelab.org. Be sure to specify in the notes part of your payment which classes you are signing up for, and you will receive an email explaining how to enroll in our online university…
    See you there!

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