Smithsonian Institute: Professional Development Opportunities for Teachers of Science
As part of the world’s premier museum and research complex, the NSRC can provide special access for teachers to the scientists, curators, and educators at the Institution. Most Smithsonian Science Education Academies for Teachers sessions will be held at the museums and research centers of the Smithsonian and other museums and laboratories in or near Washington, D.C.
Academies for 2011 are as follows:
Energy: Past, Present, & Future
June 26-July 1, 2011
July 10-15, 2011
Earth’s History & Global Change
July 24-29, 2011
Each of the three Smithsonian Science Education Academies is a week-long immersive science experience, including content sessions to deepen your understanding of key concepts, and behind-the-scenes access to Smithsonian collections and cutting-edge science at world-class research facilities. Three optional graduate-level credits are available for each Academy. Visit www.nsrconline.org for more information.