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Name: Research Experience for Teachers Program
School/Institution: Stanford University
City: Stanford
State: CA
Opportunity Type: RET
Teacher Status: Inservice
Teacher Level: Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Description: The Center on Polymer Interfaces and Macromolecular Assemblies (CPIMA) seeks qualified K-12 science teachers to participate in a 8-week summer research experience (RET) program. The RET program allows teachers to work on independent research projects. Participants will work in a scientific laboratory performing cutting edge research at Stanford University Tues.-Fri. On Mon., teachers will get together with other teachers on campus for faculty talks, lab tours, and sharing of best practices and ways to bring their experiences back to their classrooms. Teachers will present their research on a poster and will be required to develop an education transfer plan.
Duration: 8 weeks
Application Deadline: 05/01/2009
Opportunity Website: http://cpima.stanford.edu/education/ret/
Sponsor Link: http://mrsec.org/education/

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Benefit Explanation: $6400 stipend, Some travel is available if not from the Bay Area.
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: KristĂ­n Black, CPIMA Education Director
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: (650) 725-3351
Fax: (650) 725-5558