to Friday, July 7 - July 11, 2014 at UMass Amherst
by the National Science Foundation
by the STEM Education Institute and the Center for Hierarchical
and High School Science, Math, and Technology Teachers
stipends ($375 total), materials, parking, lunches
- Housing for those outside the commuting radius
graduate credits available at reduced cost; free PDP's (Professional
partnerships with UMass faculty
UMass Nanotechnology Summer Institute will explore the basic science
and engineering concepts of this exciting new
field, and will illustrate how they may be integrated into the usual
math, science and technology
courses in middle schools and high schools. The content and pedagogy
will be aligned with the Massachusetts Science and
the institute, participants will begin to develop curriculum units for
their own classes. They will implement these in the fall and report on their progress
and results electronically.
graduate credits will be available for the institute and curriculum
unit; the cost will be $300 plus a $45 registration fee: PDP's will be
available at no cost.
should prepare a narrative statement of how they intend to use the
materials in their classroom. They should also include in their
application package a recent resume and a letter of support from their
school principal or superintendent. The
application package can be submitted by email, fax, or US mail.
for an application form in Microsoft Word format.
information at the STEM Education Institute:
413-545-1908, fax: 413-545-3697