Thursday, June 24, 2010


The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon and the U. S. Army
Natick Soldier Systems Center will present the highly rated Materials
World Module (MWM); an inquiry-based science training for teachers. The
Center for Advancement of STEM Education (CASE) from Garrett College
will represent the National Defense Education Program in providing
training and resources to support middle and high school science

Materials World Modules Teacher Training, featuring the Sports Materials
Module, will be hosted at Gillette Stadium and The Hall at Patriot Place
presented by Raytheon.

WHEN: (M, T, W) August 23rd, 24th, and 25th, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. -
4:00 p.m.

WHO: Middle and High School Science Teachers

WHERE: Gillette Stadium at Patriot Place, Foxborough, MA

EARN: Teacher Stipend of $225

We are looking for teachers to participate in this exciting three-day
training program that will include a unique opportunity to be mentored
by top-notch scientists and engineers from the US Army Natick Soldier
Systems Center. Teachers will experience inquiry and design skills to
take back to the classroom as a teaching strategy. For additional
information on MWM: for information about
the Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon:

Each teacher will receive a Sports Materials MWM Teachers Edition
materials kit and 24 student manuals to support integration in the
classroom. Materials World Modules offer hands-on learning experiences
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.

OPTIONAL GRADUATE LEVEL CREDITS: Two Graduate Level credits may be
earned 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: PLEASE INCLUDE: Name, address,
email address, school, subject and grade level taught, and phone number
in the event we need to reach you.

Enrollment is on a first come first serve basis with a maximum of 50