Learning Exchange: Teacher and Scientist Roundtable

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Learning Exchange: Teacher and Scientist Roundtable

Learning Exchange: Teacher and Scientist Roundtable is a professional development event for teachers leading science inquiry.

When and where

Date and time


Fleet Science Center 1875 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101

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About this event

Who should attend?

Middle school and high school teachers leading science inquiry in the San Diego area.

What is it?

Evening professional development experience for teachers to interact with UC San Diego MRSEC scientists in small groups as well as network with fellow teachers.

What are the goals?

  • Examine different approaches to hands-on science learning, including gaining greater confidence with science content
  • Explore Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) science and engineering practices (SEPs) and make connections to real world application
  • Engage in inquiry and networking alongside UC San Diego Materials Research and Science (MRSEC) scientists
  • Learn more about Materials Science and Engineering and its educational outreach offerings to teachers and students

Are stipends available?

Teachers who successfully meet the criteria are eligible for a $100 stipend for their participation.

In addition to Eventbrite registration, registration is not complete until the Fleet Science Center's Teacher Programs has received teachers' W-9 form: https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/about-form-w-9

Email W-9 forms to schoolprograms@rhfleet.org

Eligible participants will receive payment of stipend upon completion and submission of all required criteria. The Fleet Science Center will be responsible for the distribution of the stipend payments via U.S. mail.

What else do I need to know?

Teacher and Scientist Roundtable Registration will be open until capacity has been reached. We anticipate being able to generate a wait-list.