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JAN 24
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Girl Scouts – Atomic Fission Fun!

What do M&M's and atoms have in common?
Why do x-rays see bones but not your liver?

Join the American Nuclear Society (ANS) Chicago Location Section for this Girl Scout workshop to learn the answers to these questions, and more. Scouts who attend this workshop will complete the requirements for the new Get to Know Nuclear patch and take home the patch at the end of the workshop.

Cost: $5 per girl

For more information please contact:
Candice Schmidt
312-912-6376
cschmidt@girlscoutsgcnwi.org

Illinois Institute of Technology—Wheaton Campus / 201 East Loop Road / Wheaton, Illinois 60189
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

FEB 16
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Teacher Workshop: Nuclear Science and Technology

This FREE workshop will be offsite at the Dresden Nuclear Power Station training center, near Morris, IL. The workshop will have two distinct segments. The first segment, scheduled from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm will be a "classroom" presentation where a variety of topics will be explored and demonstrated. A light lunch will be served after the morning segment. The second segment will be a guided tour of the plant facilities from 1 pm to 2:30 pm. Participants have the option to attend both the classroom presentation and the tour, or solely register for the morning classroom presentation.

This teacher workshop will be open to the first 40 teachers who register. Online registration only.

Contact John Paczolt at jpaczolt@cs.com for more information

Exelon - Dresden Station Training Building / 6500 N. Dresden Road / Morris, IL
8:30 - 2:30 pm

MAR 6
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Teacher Workshop – Savannah River

This FREE teacher workshop hosted by the ANS Savannah River Local Section will feature such topics as:

Atomic Fundamentals
Power Generation
Nuclear Fundamentals
Nuclear Technologies
Risk (Perceived or Real)
Regional Nuclear Technology Uses and Opportunities
Hands-on activities for use in the classroom

Teachers will leave this workshop with a greater awareness of nuclear technology and its benefits to mankind.

For more information, please contact:
Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
803-641-3313
rpsec@usca.edu

The Ruth Patrick Science Education Center / University of South Carolina Aiken / 471 University Parkway / Aiken, SC 29801
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

March 13
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90 Minute Workshop – Detecting Radiation in Our Radiaoacitve World

The American Nuclear Society has been invited to host a 90-minute version of our Detecting Radiation in Our Radioactive World workshop at the NSTA National Conference in Chicago. You must register for the conference to attend the workshop. Teachers who attend will receive a complimentary CD V-700 Geiger counter and a copy of our new Teacher Resource Guide.

Also, come visit us on the expo floor at booth 645 from March 12 -14. Nuclear professionals will be on hand to answer your questions and demonstrate a few activities from the Guide.

For more information, please contact:
Tracy Coyle
tcoyle@ans.org

To register for the conference, please visit www.nsta.org/chicago


McCormick Place West / W194a • 2301 South Lake Shore Drive • Chicago IL 60616
8:00 am - 9:30 am

MAR 13
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Seeing Radiation: Nuclear Science Experiments

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
For more information, please contact:
Sara Harmon
(510) 642-4077
harmon@berkeley.edu

University of California, Berkeley
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

MAR 15
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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 1/31)
General Registration is $149 (2/1 - 2/27)

PHOENIX CONVENTION CENTER / 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

APR 18
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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
mom2twovikings@gmail.com.

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

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