2014 Earth Science Summer Workshop for Middle School Teachers

Earth Science Summer Workshop for Middle School Teachers

FIU MMC Campus, June 16-20, 2014, 9:30 AM- 4:30 PM

Application deadline: May 16th. Seats are limited

• A five-day workshop covering Earth Science topics selected from Miami Dade County Public Schools middle school curriculum and national Earth Science literacy principles.

• Includes field trips to the National Hurricane Center, Montgomery Botanical Center, and the CEMEX limestone quarry and/or other sites of geological interest.

• Demonstrations of commonly used Earth Science technology: Geographic Information Systems, Scanning Electron Microprobe, instruments for water flow and chemical analysis.

• Suitable for K-12 school teachers teaching middle school comprehensive science, Earth Science and Environmental Science, as well as other science teachers seeking Earth Science applications.

• Participation compensation of $750 per participant. Master Plan Points, pending approval.

• Please email a one-page statement, indicating what impact your participation at the workshop would have on your teaching program, a recommendation letter from your supervisor, and contact information to Dr. Dean Whitman, whitmand@fiu.edu, Tel: (305) 348-3089