A Statewide Initiative to Promote the Teaching of Earth Science 

of Massachusetts
at Amherst, MA


2007 Information for Applicants

Application forms (Microsoft Word format)

Updated Information
What to bring...What to wear...

Institute Agenda (Word doc)

Funded by NASA and by UMass Amherst, STEM Earth Central is designed to promote the teaching of concepts and processes articulated in the Earth and Space Science strand of the Massachusetts Science and Technology/ Engineering Framework in the middle and high school. It includes a two-week summer institute and academic year online discussion forums, and features a variety of proven techniques for effective teaching, including inquiry-based teaching, cooperative learning, and methods for formative assessment of student learning.

STEM Earth Central Features for Participants

Summer Institute Housing and Parking

Assignment Information

Directions to UMass and the STEM Education Institute

Contact  Information
STEM Education Institute 
Project Manager  project@umassk12.net  
voice: 413-545-0734, fax: 413-545-3697