Research/Internship Opportunity Detail Page
Physics of Atomic Nuclei (PAN)
|Primary Institution:||Michigan State University|
|Affiliation:||JINA and NSCL|
|Job Duration:||one week|
|Class Requirement:||current high school student
|Discipline(s):||Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
|Description:||Science educators (those who are working toward teaching certification, graduate students, science museum administrators, middle- and high school teachers) and high school students participate in week-long programs offering lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experiments.
PAN is an outreach program at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL)--one of the world's leading nuclear physics laboratories--located on the campus of Michigan State University. It is run by the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics (JINA), NSCL faculty, and staff.
The PAN experience:
* Learn about forefront research in one of the leading nuclear physics laboratories in the world.
* Get introduced to the fascination of astrophysics, cosmology, and nuclear science.
* Perform your own nuclear physics experiments.
* Experience the atmosphere of one of the biggest university campuses in the country.
* Teachers: your PAN experience can count as continuing education if you register for one credit through MSU!
|Additional Information:||PROGRAM DATES
Science Teachers: July 31 - August 5, 2011
High School Students: August 7 - 12, 2011
Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824