Professional Development Opportunity Detail Page
|Name:||Academies Creating Teacher Scientists (ACTS)|
|School/Institution:||Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility|
|Opportunity Type:||DOE Laboratory
|Teacher Level:||Middle School
|Description:||The DOE Academies Creating Teacher Scientists (ACTS) program at Jefferson Lab is a four-week summer program for teachers of grades 5 through 8 designed to build teachers' skills in the physical sciences.
The 2009 program (July 6th - July 31st) will include the following components: a course in basic chemistry (50 hours), lectures on current research (20 hours), exploration and creation of physical science classroom activities (40 hours), and completion of a team-based research project under the guidance of Lab staff (50 hours).
Benefits and Requirements
|Benefit Explanation:||$800 per week|
|Citizenship Requirement:||U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information
12000 Jefferson Ave.
Newport News, VA 23606