JUL 20
The Science of Nuclear Energy and Radiation: July 20 – 24

The Virginia Local Section of the American Nuclear Society (VA-ANS) invites science teachers to attend “The Science of Nuclear Energy & Radiation” annual workshop. This four day workshop hosted by the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering features tours of the Surry Nuclear Power Station and VCU’s Nuclear Medicine Facilities. There are also laboratories and hands-on activities.

Nuclear professionals will be discussing topics including: nuclear energy and technology, nuclear power plant basics and safety, functionality and use of Geiger-Müller counters, biological effects, and beneficial uses of radiation.

When: July 20-24, 2015

The $75 registration fee includes:
• 4 Continuing Education Credits
• All Meals and On-Campus Accommodations
• Geiger-Müller counters (for participants to keep)
• Teaching Materials
• Tours, Presentations and Laboratories


For more information and to register, see the VA-ANS website

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Engineering / 601 W Main St, Richmond, VA 23284
4:00 pm 7/20 - 4:00 pm 7/25

Nov 7
Detecting Radiation in Our Radioactive World

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 (.8 CEUs), 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: Pre-registration is required

Early Registration is $95 (until 9/14)
General Registration is $149 (9/15 - 10/19)

Washington, DC/ Washington Marriott Wardman Park / 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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