MdBio Foundation visits Farquhar and Redland Middle Schools

MdBio Foundation and Johns Hopkins University visited Farquhar and Redland Middle Schools in Montgomery County this past month.  The visit is a lead up to the October 9, 2015 Frontiers in Science & Medicine event. Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day is a collaborative event involving more than 15 biotechnology companies, universities, health care providers…

MdBioLab to introduce new activity at professional development workshop

  Join MdBioLab June 4, 2015, 4:00 – 6:00 PM, as we premiere a new laboratory activity with interested educators on the mobile laboratory at Long Reach High School in Columbia, MD.   Registration High school teachers in Maryland interested in attending are encouraged to email Mondona McCann.  Attendance is limited on a first-come first-served basis (maximum…

Summer program for rising seventh and eighth graders

MdBio Foundation will partner with Montgomery College to provide an opportunity for middle school students to experience laboratory science, science careers and Maryland bioscience organizations.  The Young Science Explorer Program (YSEP) is a 30-hour summer workshop geared towards students entering the seventh and eighth grade in Fall 2015. Students will be engaged in a weeklong…

Mid Atlantic AP Biology Teacher Academy

The NABT/BSCS Biology Teacher Academy presented in partnership with HHMI Biointeractive will focus on promoting rigor in high-school biology and AP classes through meaningful classroom experiences and pedagogical strategies that engage students in scientific inquiry. The workshop is a collaborative endeavor of NABT Academy Biology Teacher-Leaders and Virginia Wesleyan College (VWC) faculty. Experienced AP Teacher-Leaders…

*Calling All Science Educators*

Check out the upcoming AAAS Project 2061 Assessment Workshops in Washington, DC. This is an interactive three-day workshop that outlines Project 2061’s approach to science assessment. There are two sessions available, May 30-June 1 and October 17-19, 2012.  Click on the link below for more information, including registration.   http://www.project2061.org/events/workshops/assessment-overview.htm?txtRef=&txtURIOld=%2F120313%2Fevents%2Fworkshops%2Fassessment-overview%2Ehtm