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Name: Summer Secondary Physics Institutes - Mechanics
School/Institution: Fermilab Education Office
City: Batavia
State: IL
Opportunity Type: DOE Laboratory
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: High School
Description: Master teachers will lead discussion and exploration of Newtonian mechanics and effective pedagogy and laboratory experiences for use in participants' own classrooms. Laboratory experiments will include work with both traditional equipment and computer-based data-taking devices. In addition, participants will have an opportunity to learn from Fermilab physicists and tour selected Fermilab sites. This institute will be especially useful for new teachers and teachers teaching out-of field.
Start Date: 06/20/2011
End Date: 06/24/2011
Application Deadline: 05/30/2011
Opportunity Website:
Application Link:

Benefits and Requirements

Cost: $400, with optional 2 hours of graduate credit for additional $200
Benefits: College Transcript Credit

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Spencer Pasero
Phone: 630-840-3076