JUN 6-10
Nuclear Science & Engineering for Secondary Science Teachers

This is the 34th summer course on energy topics to be conducted by the University of Missouri Research Reactor Center faculty. The class is designed specifically for high school science teachers to provide the basics of nuclear science, types of radiation (including radiation detection and protection), industrial applications of nuclear science, and current and future nuclear power generation technologies (including Small Modular Reactors). Presentations will be technically oriented at an introductory graduate level, and are structured for secondary teachers of physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, earth sciences, and related subjects.

University of Missouri-Columbia Campus, Columbia, MO
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

JUL 11-4
The Science of Nuclear Energy & Radiation

The goal of this workshop is to sharpen educators' knowledge and understanding of nuclear energy and radiation, enabling them to provide students with factual, up-to-date information about nuclear science and technology. The workshop features laboratories and hands-on activities as well as tours of North Anna Nuclear Power Station and VCU's Nuclear Medicine facilities. Registration fee: $75. Deadline: June 10, 2016

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
8:00 - 5:00

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