News !!NIST Announces FY 2013 Competitions for the NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers and NIST Research Experience for Teachers. The application process is closed for 2013.
Testimonials about NIST Summer Institute
"This is a remarkable experience and I can’t really put into words how much fun I am having."
"This program has opened up so many doors and has rejuvenated my passion and love of teaching science."
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers is a two-week workshop for middle school science teachers featuring hands-on activities, lectures, tours, and visits with NIST scientists and engineers in their laboratories.
Teachers who participate in the NIST Summer Institute gain:
Teachers finish the NIST Summer Institute with a wealth of new knowledge about core topics such as forensics and materials science, and materials to integrate these topics into their classroom while meeting curriculum standards.The NIST Research Experience for Teachers is a follow-on program that provides two local middle school science teachers with six weeks of real-world research experience at NIST. Completion of the NIST Summer Institute is a prerequisite for participating in the Research Experience for Teachers.
Connecting with Teachers
Dr. Mary Satterfield, Director
National Institute of Standards and Technology
100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8310
Gaithersburg, MD 20899