Attend a one-week materials science technology workshop – free!
June 17th through 21st, 2013
ASM Materials CampSM for Science, Math and Technology high school teachers
WHO: High School General Science / Chemistry / Physics/ Math and Technology Teachers, Middle School Science Teachers
WHAT: To attend an ASM MATERIALS CAMPSM-A one-week workshop to show you how to use low cost / no cost, simple labs and experiments using everyday materials that can be integrated into your existing lesson plans.
WHEN: June 17th – 21st, 2013
WHERE: University of Houston Downtown
WHY: To engage and excite young people in science and math!
PROGRAM FEES: None-program includes lunch and supplies; transportation and other costs are your expense.
CREDIT: 2 graduate credits available for an additional cost of about $200.
STIPEND – EXCLUSIVELY FOR ASM HOUSTON CHAPTER CAMP ATTENDEES IN MEMORY OF KEN FORDYCE: Each attendee will receive a $250 stipend upon completion of the camp. Ken Fordyce, ASM Houston Chapter past Chairman, spearheaded the first Materials Camp for Teachers in Houston, TX and was a true champion of our educational efforts in the community.
SCHEDULE: This is a full day (8:00 to 5:00 PM) 5-day long workshop. (Note: Possibility of late afternoon/evening in the event of fieldtrips scheduled.)
FACULTY: Primary faculty are two experienced high school “Master Teachers” who have taught materials science courses for many years and helped develop this innovative approach to hands-on learning of applied science principles.