Earth and Space Science > Summer 2012

Earth and Space Science - 2012 Course

A summer course for middle and high school teachers
Taught at UMass Amherst
and sponsored by the NSF and the STEM Education Institute at UMass Amherst

Earth and Space Science will develop an understanding of planetary accretion and evolution and the place of the Earth in the solar system.

Along the way we will cover pertinent topics in mathematics, including:

After the course, participants are encouraged to develop curriculum units that will be uploaded to the course website, edited as a group, and piloted during the school year. This material will be available for other teachers to use (with the writer's permission) via a course website.

Application process

If you are interested in participating in the 2012 class, please use the application form to tell us about yourself.

Application Deadline - April 1, 2012

For more information, contact Dr. Lindy Elkins-Tanton, Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington; 202-478-8828

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