Science Workshops for Educators – Application Deadline May 31, 2008

PENN STATE SCIENCE WORKSHOPS FOR EDUCATORS 2008
Stipend Notification: March 21, 2008
Application Deadline: May 31, 2008

Choose from six different content area workshops designed to meet classroom curriculum requirements. Keep pace with the latest science research, engage in standards-based classroom activities, and explore ways to make science fun as you work side by side with Penn State faculty.

Grants, sponsored in part by NASA, provide all participants with a private room in the newly built Brill Hall, reimbursements for travel costs up to $100, breakfast in the dining commons, and an allotment for lunches and dinners. In addition, tuition subsidies are available for ALL of the workshops on a competitive basis. Depending upon funding availability, additional tuition subsidies may be provided after March 21. Sign up today and find out why most of our teachers come back to take additional courses in our series!

2008 course titles:

  • Exploring Renewable Energy Technologies and the Materials that Make it Happen (NEW)
  • Earth’s History: Interaction Between Life and the Environment (NEW)
  • Extreme Particle Astrophysics
  • Evolution – How important is it to a good science education?
  • Telescopes: The Tools of Astronomical Inquiry (NEW)
  • Black Holes: Gravity’s Fatal Attraction (NEW)

For more information and the on-line application, visit http://teachscience.psu.edu . If you have questions about this opportunity, please e-mail Leah Bug at teachscience@psu.edu .

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