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Current Institutes

We know: the last thing you want to do is sit around in a classroom all summer. Our summer institutes offer you the opportunity to get outside, earn credit, and learn from hands-on, inquiry-based activities. After all, the best way to learn is by experience.

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Computational Tools and the Environment

ED 5640, 3 credits
May 7 - August 10, 2018
Location: Online except for July 8-August 10, which will account for 5 weeks spent at Michigan Tech.
Cost: Grant Funded (NSF RET PLACE)

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Engaging Students in Physical Science

ED 5650, 2 credits and/or stipends
June 19 - 23, 2017
Location: MTU, Meese classroom
Cost: Grant Funded (ITQ/MDE)
Deadline: April 24, 2017

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ASM Materials Camp

June 19-23, 2017
Deadline: TBD

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Moosewatch for Educators at Isle Royale, MI

SCECHs pending

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Belle Isle Aquarium Institute

Limited to teachers in Detroit Schools
July 17 - 20, 2016
Deadline: June 15

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Engineering Applications in Physical Sciences

ED 5200, 4 credits
July 17 - 28, 2017
Location: MTU, EERC 421
Cost: $2,394 (optional room and board from July 16-28 - $892)
Deadline:  June 26, 2017

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Designing a Sustainable Future

ED 5640.2 1 credit or 24 SCECHs
June 26 - 29, 2018
Deadline: April 15, 2018

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Computer Science Workshop

20 SCECHs (pending)
August 14-16, 2016

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Michigan Science Teaching and
Assessment Reform
Teacher Professional
Development Coming 2017

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