Credit: Staff development credits available. To request credit, you must have approval by your staff development officer in advance and bring the appropriate forms to the first class meeting on July 22.
Instructors: Professionals from area businesses, members of ANS and HPS, and high school teachers.
Location: Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
Times: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Dates: July 22-26, 1996
Course Fee: $0
Deadline: May 31, 1996. The maximum number of participants for this program will be 24.
Sponsored by: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Savannah River Section of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), Savannah River Chapter of the Health Physics Society (HPS), & RPSEC.
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 hands-on activities covering a wide range of topics including energy basics, the history of the nuclear industry, waste management, the atom and radiation, and alternative energy sources. Field trips will include a one-day trip to Plant Vogtle. Participants will receive $100 in materials and a $250 stipend for completing the 5-day program.