The innovation engine for new materials

Workshops

Past Science Teacher Workshops

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

Our annual science teacher workshop will be held on Friday March 16th, 2018 from 8:30am-2:30pm.  This event should be of interest for science teachers of all disciplines.  The morning activities will feature curriculum presentations and activities led by MRL RET teacher-interns along with other explorations of resources and materials in STEM education.  

2018 workshop flyer

*** note 2/9/18 - Application link below is for workshop waiting list. (we will contact waiting list applicants immediately as spots become available)***

2018 workshop WAITING LIST application

*FOR WORKSHOP MATERIAL FROM PAST YEARS EVENTS PLEASE SEE THE LINKS TO THE RIGHT*

Please consider applying to our summer Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program!

Teacher Presenters for the 2018 Workshop: (full agenda and other speakers TBA)

Susan Valle - Chemistry - "The Busy Electron: Redox Reactions"

Robert Johnstone - High School Engineering - "Manufacturing Technology – Stone-age tools to 3D printing"

Erika Alstot - 8th grade General Science - "How can you survive on Mars?"

Elio Avalos - Chemistry - "Water Purification Project: Electrolysis & Renewable energy"

We are excited to announce that our afternoon speakers will include Elliot Hawkes, a new faculty member in the Mechanical Engineering Dept, with a workshop session "Soft Robotics - Lessons from Biology and Opportunities for Education".

Other speakers and activities TBA!  Please check back later for a more detailed agenda and for details on parking and other logistics!