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2015 Summer Institutes & Courses For Teachers


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Engaging Students in Authentic Research Teacher Institute

Date:  July 6-10, 2015

Teachers gain skills in designing original research, rather than merely conducting cookbook experiments. Teachers will learn research design methods and procedures, and participate in a variety of research field and lab studies. 

Cost: $150 includes five lunches, 2 MTU graduate credits and instructional materials. $400 includes 5 nights lodging & meals from Sunday night through Friday lunch, 2 MTU graduate credits and instructional materials. Travel stipends for teachers from Detroit.  

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Global Change Teacher Institute at Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI

Date: July 13-17, 2015 

This 5-day Institute will prepare you to engage your middle and high school students in a real-world study of the effects of global change on ecosystems, including the impacts of climatic change on forests--- elevated carbon dioxide and ozone levels, nitrogen saturation, acid rain, and invasive species. Teachers will participate in the MEECS Climate Change workshop and receive NEW MEECS Climate Change Unit. 

Cost: $150includes five lunches, 2 MTU graduate credits and instructional materials.$400 includes 5 nights lodging & meals from Sunday night through Friday lunch, 2 MTU graduate credits and instructional materials. Travel stipends for teachers from Detroit.

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ED 5640 Design a Sustainable Future Teacher Institute (for Grades 4-12 Teachers)

Date: M-F, July 20-24, 2015

The institute will introduce teachers to the field of sustainability through examination of product life cycles, product recycling, repurposing materials, renewable energy sources of wind, solar, and biomass, designing energy- and resource-efficient buildings, site designs to reduce storm water runoff and increase biodiversity, and efficient transportation systems and vehicles. The institute will address the Next Generation Science Standards and be taught by a variety of Michigan Tech University faculty and graduate students, along with community and teacher experts.

Cost: $150 includes five lunches, 2 MTU graduate credits and instructional materials. $400 includes five nights lodging & meals from Sunday night through Friday lunch, 2 MTU graduate credits and instructional materials. Travel stipends for teachers from the Lower Peninsula.

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CONTACT

Joan Chadde, jchadde@mtu.edu
K-12 Education & Outreach Program Coordinator,

Michigan Technological University
114-116 Great Lakes Research Center
1400 Townsend Dr.
Houghton, MI 49931-1295
Tel: (906) 487-3341
Fax: (906) 487-1620

For more Michigan Tech Summer Institutes & Courses For Teachers: link to www.ed.mtu.edu


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Last Update: April 20, 2015
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