NETL strives to “educate the educator” by providing workshops and seminars for K–12 teachers. These hands-on events are held throughout the year, with each one providing different materials and activities for teachers to use in their classrooms.
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All events listed are held at the NETL Pittsburgh site. NETL workshops are for U.S. citizens only.
Triple E (Energy, Environment, and Economics) Seminar
November 14-15, 2019
This 2-day workshop is offered to elementary and middle school teachers in partnership with the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh. Teachers who attend acquire hands-on, classroom-friendly activities to take back to their classrooms. Pennsylvania teachers receive professional education hours (Act 48). There is no fee to attend.
Light, Color, and Spectroscopy for Kids Workshop
March 26, 2020
At this full-day workshop, elementary and middle school teachers engage in a wide variety of activities to assist their students in understanding important concepts about light and color. Teachers receive materials needed to perform these activities in their own classrooms and Pennsylvania teachers receive 5 professional education hours (Act 48). The workshop is sponsored by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh. Registration fee is $20, which includes lunch.
Computer Software Workshop for High School Chemistry and Physics Teachers
April 2, 2020
High school chemistry and physics teachers are tutored on data manipulation software, physics laboratory software and simulation, and classroom programs at this full-day, computer-based workshop. All of the software is up-to-date, user-friendly, and well adapted for the science classroom, science laboratory, or homework assignments. Teachers are provided copies of the software to take back to their classrooms and students, and Pennsylvania teachers receive 5 professional education hours (Act 48). The workshop is sponsored by the Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh. Registration fee is $20, which includes lunch.