For Resources from last years workshop see "2019" link to the right.
Our next MRL Science Teacher Workshop will be held on Friday March 13th, 2020 from 8:30am-2:30pm. This event will 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.
Please consider applying to our summer Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program.
Preliminary workshop agenda: (final agenda TBA)
Teacher Presenters for the 2020 Workshop:
David Kirkhart - High School Chemistry - "The Color of Flame"
Karen Presburger - 7th Grade General Science - "Seed Dispersal as an Introduction to Ecology"
Larry Madrigal - High School Engineering - "Developing a Small Scale Underwater Robot to Investigate Aquatic Ecosystems"
Paul Nolan - Middle School General Science - "Amazing Polymers and The Infinite Variability of Plastic"
Other speakers include: (titles TBA)
Prof. Angela Pitenis of the UCSB Materials Dept.: "Interfacial Phenomena and Energy Dissipation at the Interfaces of Soft Materials"
Molly O'Bierne PhD, of UCSB Earth Science: “How does climate change affect the Great Lakes?” A Nature Communications article with accompanying educational resources.
Josh Mutus PhD, of Google/UCSB on his recent "Quantum Supremacy" breakthrough: "An Update on UCSB's Quantum Leap Forward"
Other speakers and activities TBA! Please check back later for a more detailed agenda and for details on parking and other logistics!
*FOR WORKSHOP MATERIAL FROM PAST YEARS EVENTS PLEASE SEE THE LINKS TO THE RIGHT*