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Name: Research Experience for Teachers Program
School/Institution: University of Nebraska
City: Lincoln
State: NE
Opportunity Type: RET
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: Middle School
High School
Description: The University of Nebraska hosts a Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) entitled Quantum and Spin Phenomena in Nanomagnetic Structure. The MRSEC is funded by the National Science Foundation and involves faculty and students from Physics, Chemistry, and Engineering in state-of-the-art research on nanoscale magnetic materials, and offers many different opportunities for middle- and high-school science teachers to become involved. We are seeking at least four science teachers to become engaged in this research during the summer of 2008.
Duration: Up to 8 weeks
Application Deadline: 03/17/2008
Opportunity Website:
Sponsor Link:

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Benefit Explanation: $1000 per week

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Professor Stephen P. Ducharme
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE 68788-0111
Phone: (402) 472-8590