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RET in Translational Applications of Nanoscale Materials Science (TANMS)

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Academic Level:
K-12 Educators
Faculty & Administrators

TANMS Research Experience for Teacher (RET) is a 6-week, full-time, research-based summer professional development program that provides hands-on, cross-disciplinary research experiences for high school teachers and community college professors.

The RET program aims to: •Team teachers with a cohort of high school students to work alongside faculty and graduate student mentors in high-level engineering research •Build long-term partnerships with high schools through teacher participants to engender enthusiasm in STEM at the precollege level •Guide development of engineering-based curricula that will motivate students to pursue STEM careers, and tackle real world engineering problems in higher education and beyond

Eligibility •High school STEM teachers or community college professors •Must be U.S. Citizen or permanent resident •Must live within commuting distance to hosting campus (UCLA, CSUN, or UC Berkeley)

Duration •6 weeks (40 hours per week)

Opportunities/Benefits •$6000 stipend w/ potential support for lesson plan implementation during school year •Hands-on research •Seminars on research and entrepreneurship •Curriculum development •Long-term partnership between TANMS and school

Participating Institution(s):
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University of California, Los Angeles (Lead)
University of California, Berkeley

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Materials Science & Engineering

Nanomaterials Science & Engineering

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

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