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Name: Research Experience for Teachers Program
School/Institution: Purdue University
City: West Lafayette
State: IN
Opportunity Type: RET
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Description: The Department of Physics is offering a summer research position for a high school teacher as part of the National Science Foundation's Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program. This effort is intended to enhance high school physics education by allowing teachers to develop new techniques for engaging students, new lab experiments and lecture demonstrations, or other pedagogical components, or to allow participation in current physics research at Purdue. The RET program will be run in conjunction with the NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at Purdue.
Duration: up to 10 weeks
Application Deadline: 04/25/2012
Opportunity Website: http://www.physics.purdue.edu/reu/

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Housing
Meals
Travel Reimbursement
Equipment Budget
Benefit Explanation: $1300 per week; Up to $500 for equipment which participant can keep

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Purdue University, Dept of Physics
525 Northwestern Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2036
Phone: 765-494-2970
Fax: 765-494-0706