APR 18
Girl Scouts: Get to Know Nuclear Workshop

This event is for Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors. Scouts will tour a nuclear facility, learn about the science of nuclear generating stations, and talk with nuclear professionals. Lunch is provided. Scouts who complete this workshop will meet the requirements for the Get to Know Nuclear Patch, and will receive the patch at the end of the day.

Cost: $5 per Girl / Cost per Adult is also $5

Participants will be contacted about a mandatory meeting during the week of March 9-13. Registration is first come, first served. Spots are limited and will fill quickly.

To register:
Mail permission form, payment (checks payable to Girl Scouts), and a photocopy of IL State Photo ID for each participant to:
Beth Sundman, 209 W Front Street, Mount Morris, IL 61054

For more information please contact:
Beth Sundman
(269) 449-8345

Byron Generating Station / 4450 North German Church Road, Byron, IL 61010
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Jun 6
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 ideas for classroom use, 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 4/30)
General Registration is $149 (5/1 - 5/22)

San Antonio, TX / Grand Hyatt San Antonio / 600 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

June 22
Science Teachers’ Workshop in Nuclear Science and Technology

The ANS Eastern Carolinas Section will host a two-day science teacher workshop on June 22 and 23, 2015. Each day runs from 8:30 am - 4:30 p.m. and teachers will earn 1.0 CEUs. Classroom resources, giveaways, and lunch/refreshments will be provided.

Registration: $25
Pre-approved hotel (double occupancy) and mileage, if outside RTP & surrounding area, will also be provided.
Online registration will open in May.

For more information, please contact:
Lisa M. Marshall, Director of Outreach

NC State University, Department of Nuclear Engineering / 2500 Stinson Drive / Raleigh NC 27695
8:30 am 6/22 - 4:30 p.m 6/23

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

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