Teaching Radiation, Energy And Technology




Credit: Staff development credits. To request credit, you must have approval by your district staff development officer in advance and bring the staff development credit forms to the first class meeting on July 24.

Fee: $0

Dates: July 24 - 28, 1995 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, USCA

Description: The program is designed for educators from public and parochial schools who are teaching science-related courses at the 6th-12th grade level. The purpose of this course is to provide interested teachers with up-to-date information, materials, and hands-on techniques for teaching nuclear science and technology. The program will include a wide range of topics including energy basics, the history of the nuclear industry, waste management, the atom and radiation, and alternative energy sources. Hands on activities will be emphasized. Field trips will include a one-day trip to the Savannah River Site. Participants will receive $100 in materials, travel reimbursements, and a $250 stipend for completion of the 5-day program.

Instructor: High school teachers, professionals from area businesses, and members of the American Nuclear Society and the Health Physics Society.

Registration: For registration information, contact Ms. Wanda Thieken at (803) 648-6851, ext. 3313 by June 23, 1995. The maximum number of participants for this program will be 20.

T.R.E.A.T. is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy in cooperation with the Savannah River Section of the American Nuclear Society and the Savannah River Chapter of the Health Physics Society.



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