Beauty and Charm Teacher Workshop

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Educator Workshop: Beauty and Charm Teacher Workshop

Description:Beauty & Charm is an engaging, exciting, exploratory physical science program for grades 6-9 that culminates in a free field trip to Fermilab.

Beauty & Charm provides students with the opportunity to experience authentic science by using scientific practices and crosscutting concepts from the Next Generation Science Standards. The program includes an instructional unit, a professional development workshop, and a free docent-led field trip experience at Fermilab. Themes include "Methods of Science," "Seeing the Unseen," and the "Human Element". After attending the workshop and teaching the unit, participants may bring their students to Fermilab for a field trip to the Lederman Science Center and a special guided tour of Wilson Hall, the Linear Accelerator building, and the Main Control Room. Each field trip also includes a question-and-answer session with a Fermilab scientist.

Audience: Teachers
Grades: 6 - 9
Fee: $275/person
Graduate credit: 2 semester hours can be arranged.
PDHs: 30

Scheduled Sessions:

  • July 17 - 21, 2017, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM , Registration Deadline: 06/21/2017 , Register Online , Workshop at Lederman Science Center
    • Mike Knapp, Marquardt Middle School, Glendale Heights, IL
    • Milton Harris, Clarendon Hills Middle School, Hinsdale, IL