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2017 Summer Institutes & Courses For Teachers


Design a Sustainable Future Summer Teacher Institute

Date:  July 24 - 28, 2017

Application deadline June 15, 2017

Investigate product life cycle, building design, renewable energy sources, low impact site design, water reuse, smart transportation and food systems with cutting edge research scientists and engineers at Michigan Technological University and community/teacher experts.

Teachers will Engage in hands-on engineering lessons, Gather resources for teaching about sustainability while addressing the new Michigan Science Standards. As well as learn how to share STEM sustainability career options with their students, all while spending an exciting week in the Keweenaw Peninsula enjoying the Great Outdoors!  

Cost: $300 off campus includes five lunches, field trips, classroom supplies. $650 on campus includes 5 nights lodging & and meals.

Earn 30 SCECHs (pending; no additional cost) or 2 graduate credits (additional cost)

Summer Institute Information PDF

Register for Design a Sustainable Future Summer Teacher Institute

Information about last year's summer institutes

Additional Teacher Institutes at Michigan Tech for Summer 2017 are listed here:

For more information: Joan Chadde, Institute Coordinator ( or 906-487-3341)

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Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer.

Last Update: May 5, 2017