Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Materials World Modules Teacher Training – BioSensors or Biodegradable Materials

WHEN: (W,Th,F) 23,24,25 June 2010

WHO: Middle and High School Science Teachers
WHERE: Bellingham High School, 60 Blackstone Street, Bellingham, MA 02019
EARN: Teacher Stipend of $225
WHAT: U. S. Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center in partnership with the Center for Advancement of STEM Education (CASE) will present the highly rated Material World Module (MWM) Training for teachers at Bellingham High School. We are looking for teachers to participate in this three-day training program that will include a unique opportunity to be mentored by top notch scientists for the US Army Natick Soldier Systems Laboratory.

Choose from either Bio-sensors or Biodegradable Materials. Each teacher will receive a MWM Teachers Edition Kit and 24 student manuals to support integration in the classroom. Materials World Modules offer hands-on learning experiences in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for middle and high-school students. The modules focus on creating materials used in the real world, such as sports materials, composites, concrete, food packaging, smart sensors, and nanotechnology. You will experience inquiry and design skills to take back to your classrooms as a teaching strategy. For additional information on MWM: http://www.materialsworldmodules.org/.
OPTIONAL GRADUATE LEVEL CREDITS: Two Graduate Level credits will be awarded through Framingham State College for a fee of $140. Teachers interested in this option are responsible for the college credit fee. Please note, if you have previously taken an MWM module for graduate credit you will not be eligible to apply for the credits a second time. You will receive additional information on this option with confirmation of your registration.

ENROLLMENT: Please email your registration information to Megan O’Brien at: megan.obrien2@us.army.mil (please copy bonnie.parri@us.army.mil) PLEASE INCLUDE: Name, address, email address, school, subject and grade level taught, module preference (Biosensors or Biodegradable Materials) and phone number in the event we need to reach you.


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