to help them integrate data-collection technology into their science curriculum
The general, full-day institutes are designed to meet the needs of teachers from a wide variety of grade levels and STEM disciplines, including physics, chemistry, biology, environmental/Earth science, middle school science, and more. In addition to the training, each participating teacher will receive a Workshop Training Manual on CD, a Vernier lab book or $50 gift certificate, and more.
The workshops additionally offer attendees the option of earning two (quarter) Graduate Science credit hours through the Portland State University Center for Science Education.
Interested teachers can select dates from the schedule below.
June 2014 Institute Dates and Locations
- June 16: San Antonio, TX
- June 18: Dallas, TX
- June 20: Little Rock, AR
- June 23: Minneapolis, MN
- June 25: Des Moines, IA
- June 27: Chicago, IL
July 2014 Institute Dates and Locations
- July 9: Boston, MA
- July 11: Long Island, NY
- July 14: Philadelphia, PA
- July 16: Baltimore, MD
- July 18: Washington DC
- July 21: Norfolk, VA
August 2014 Institute Dates and Locations
- August 6: Missoula, MT
- August 8: Spokane, WA
- August 13: Beaverton, OR
Vernier’s Subject-Specific Institutes will be held at their headquarters in Beaverton, OR. The institutes will provide teachers with in-depth experience using probeware for a specific science or engineering subject. Interested teachers can select dates from the schedule below.
- July 14: Engineering and STEM with Logger Pro
- July 15: Vernier Sensors with Arduino™
- July 15: Vernier Sensors with LEGO®
- July 16–17: Physics
- July 21–22: Biology/AP Biology
- July 23: Environmental Science/Field Biology
- July 24–25: AP Chemistry
For complete details and to register for a Vernier Summer Institute near you, visit http://www.vernier.com/training/summer-institutes/. To register for a Subject-Specific Institute, visit http://www.vernier.com/training/.
About Vernier Software & Technology
Vernier Software & Technology has been a leading innovator of scientific data-collection technology for 33 years. Focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), Vernier is dedicated to developing creative ways to teach and learn using hands-on science. Vernier creates easy-to-use and affordable science interfaces, sensors, and graphing/analysis software. With world-wide distribution to over 130 countries, Vernier products are used by educators and students from elementary school to college. Vernier’s technology-based solutions enhance STEM education, increase learning, build students' critical thinking skills, and support the science and engineering practices detailed in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Vernier’s business culture is grounded in Earth-friendly policies and practices, and the company provides a family-friendly workplace. For more information, visit www.vernier.com.