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Name: Reseach Experience for Teachers Program
School/Institution: Ohio Wesleyan University
City: Delaware
State: OH
Opportunity Type: RET
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: Ohio Wesleyan University has received National Science Foundation funding to serve as a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site to be integrated with a Research Experience for Teachers (RET) component for the summers of 2007-2009. Each participant will work on a research project under the guidance of an experienced Ohio Wesleyan University faculty member in either the Department of Physics and Astronomy or the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in one of the following disciplines: astronomy, computer science, mathematics/statistics, and physics. RET projects are from six to ten weeks. All projects will focus on one or more aspects of scientific computation: numerical, symbolic, and data visualization. Project participants will represent a wide range of interests and experiences: 4–5 undergraduate students from across the U.S. and 1–2 high school science teachers from Central Ohio who demonstrate the potential to share the excitement of scientific research with their own students.
Duration: 6-10 weeks
Application Deadline: 03/17/2008
Opportunity Website: http://reu.owu.edu/index.html

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Brad Trees
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
Fax: 740-368-3999