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This FREE workshop will focus on using cloud chambers and Geiger counters to help teach the principles of radioactivity and radiation. Participants will receive a wealth of materials, a cloud chamber kit, a Geiger counter, workbooks, and classroom activities. This workshop will include a tour to the Advanced Light Source and lectures by leading scientists. The educational material is targeted for high school science teachers, grades 9-12.
The workshop registration is free, but since spaces are limited, it is important to RSVP. Lunch will be provided as part of the workshop.
Registration is now open.
SPACE IS LIMITED TO 25 REGISTRANTS
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University of California, Berkeley
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
This popular workshop includes classroom experiments and demonstrations crucial to making classroom learning come to life. Learn how to use Geiger counters to detect radiation from background and man made sources. Teachers who complete the workshop receive a certificate of completion for 8 contact hours, a CD V-700 Geiger counter, a teacher resource book with with NGSS and Common Core aligned lessons, and information about radioactive sources that can be safely used in the classroom.
SPACE IS LIMITED: Must register in advance
Early Registration is $95 (until 5/3)
General Registration is $149 (5/4 - 5/27)
New Orleans, LA / Hyatt Regency New Orleans / 601 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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