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National High Magnetic Field Laboratory RET


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Academic Level:
K-12 Educators

Description:
Funded by the National Science Foundation, this six-week summer residential program for U.S. citizens gives K-12 teachers from across the country the chance to participate in real-world science and cutting-edge magnetic field research. Through weekly seminars, discussion groups, professional development and technology workshops, teachers develop strategies and resources to translate the experience into material for their classrooms.

Each teacher accepted by the program receives a stipend, classroom materials and, if necessary, travel support and housing. Teachers are expected to return to their jobs as leaders in service education, implementing science research in their classrooms.
-The program is for US citizens only.
-The program pays a stipend of $3,600.
-Travel reimbursements of up to $600 are paid to non-local residents.
-Housing is provided for non-local participants.
-Participants are required to participate in the entire six weeks of the program.
-Participants are required to attend all daily and weekly meetings, seminars, field trips and workshops.


Application Deadline: 4/14/2017
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Program Dates: 6/12/2017 - 7/21/2017

Participating Institution(s):
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National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biomedical Engineering
General Engineering & Physical Sciences
Materials Science & Engineering
Physics
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Applied Physics
Biofluids
Biofuels

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


Page last updated 2/1/2017
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