Virtual Teacher Professional Development Opportunity
Dates: June 21 - July 2, 2021
Time: Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 4 PM
Location: Zoom with a mix of synchronous and asynchronous activities
Deadline to apply: April 18, 2021
Shaping Authentic Practices by Engaging in Modeling of A Topic with Teachers to Explore Research in Science (SHAPE MATTERS) is funded by the NIH Science Education Partnership Award. The program has three objectives.
- Increase teachers’ knowledge of the scientific practices and approaches involved in molecular biology research
- Co-create biomolecular science curriculum designed to engage middle and high school students in molecular modeling
- Establish SMART teams in Pennsylvania for secondary students engage in authentic research projects in biology and chemistry and showcase their research findings at a symposium event.