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Implementing Microtechnology into your High School STEM Curriculum

Sponsoring Organization: 
Southwest Center for Microsystems Education

Saturday Microsystems Workshop Series - Fall 2013
Implementing Microtechnology into your
High School STEM Curriculum

APS and the Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME) are sponsoring a Saturday workshop series for high school faculty designed to teach you
how to enhance your STEM curriculum by integrating
microtechnology topics into your instruction.

APS high school teachers will be paid $120 for each workshop attended; other high school teachers will receive a $120 scholarship for each workshop attended.

Join us on Saturdays, 9 AM – 3:30 PM, at the UNM South Campus. Free parking.
• September 14 – Comparison of Scale - NEW
• September 28 – The Science of Micro-films (formerly Rainbow Wafer)
• October 12 – Micro-Pressure sensors
• October 26 - DNA microarray (formerly GeneChip)
• November 9 – Micro-Cantilevers
• November 23 – Crystallography

Each hands-on workshop includes:
• Detailed instruction in microtechnology topics
• Specific information on using classroom kits to teach microtechnology topics
• Complete coverage of the kit material and Learning Modules
• Time to discover how the kits and learning materials meet NGSS standards
• Strategies for incorporating the SCME kits into your curriculum

See our website for detailed workshop descriptions – www.scme-nm.org.

Our expectation is that by attending a workshop, you commit to incorporating some or all of the material into your curriculum. SCME will provide follow-up support. You will be asked to complete periodic online surveys to help determine the success of implementation.

To register, click https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/RSYPK63.
Class size is limited. Register NOW.
You will receive a confirmation email with further details.

For more information, contact Anna Garden – agarden@unm.edu.

To learn about microtechnology and the Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME), please visit us at http://www.scme-nm.org. Instructional Learning Modules are available for download on the site at no cost.

SCME is an Advanced Technological Education Center at the University of New Mexico, funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation, DUE #1205138.

Submission Type : 
Conference or Event
Ongoing Event: 
Event Season: 
Fall (September - November)
Event Date: 
Cost to Attend: 
Program Contact Information
Program Contact : 
Anna Garden
agarden [at] unm.edu
University or College Affiliation: 
The University of New Mexico
Is your program statewide?: 
State Area Options: 
Central Region
What types of communities do you serve?(Urban/Rural): 
Target Audience: 
K-12th Grade Teachers