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Research Experiences for Teachers

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Perform cutting edge research while working directly with experts in the field.

K-14 educators will work directly with high-level researchers to contribute to scientific discovery in a laboratory setting. Participants will enhance their scientific knowledge and translate their research experiences into exciting classroom activities and curricula.

This is a paid summer program lasting 6 weeks.

Participants are paid $5300, receive travel to the NSTA in Atlanta next year, and are given a stipend to purchase supplies for classroom activities.

Nanoscience Summer Institute for Middle School Teachers (NanoSIMST)

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NanoSIMST is an intensive four day workshop designed to equip middle school educators with nanoscience content knowledge, lessons, and hands-on activities to enhance their classrooms. Participants will learn about quantum, nanoscience, and engineering through lectures, hands-on activities, tours, and guest speakers. 

Teachers who participate are given a stipend for attending and additional funds to implement activities in their classrooms. 

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET)

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