Our annual science teacher workshop will be held on Friday March 16th, 2018 from 8:30am-2:30pm. This event should be of interest for science teachers of all disciplines. The morning activities will feature curriculum presentations and activities led by MRL RET teacher-interns along with other explorations of resources and materials in STEM education.
*** note 2/9/18 - Application link below is for workshop waiting list. (we will contact waiting list applicants immediately as spots become available)***
*FOR WORKSHOP MATERIAL FROM PAST YEARS EVENTS PLEASE SEE THE LINKS TO THE RIGHT*
Please consider applying to our summer Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program!
Teacher Presenters for the 2018 Workshop: (full agenda and other speakers TBA)
Susan Valle - Chemistry - "The Busy Electron: Redox Reactions"
Robert Johnstone - High School Engineering - "Manufacturing Technology – Stone-age tools to 3D printing"
Erika Alstot - 8th grade General Science - "How can you survive on Mars?"
Elio Avalos - Chemistry - "Water Purification Project: Electrolysis & Renewable energy"
We are excited to announce that our afternoon speakers will include Elliot Hawkes, a new faculty member in the Mechanical Engineering Dept, with a workshop session "Soft Robotics - Lessons from Biology and Opportunities for Education".
Other speakers and activities TBA! Please check back later for a more detailed agenda and for details on parking and other logistics!