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8th Annual Sci-Ed Day

8th Annual Sci-ED Day 2018

a teacher professional development day at Brookhaven National Laboratory

The Office of Educational Programs at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) would like to invite you to participate in our 8th annual Sci-Ed Day on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Sci-Ed Day is a professional development event for all teachers to participate in a variety of workshops. Educators can choose a workshop that suits their grade level and/or interest. They will meet BNL scientific staff, tour a research facility and participate in a lab-based activity that is grounded in research at BNL. BNL offers this as a part of the Long Island STEM Hub Professional Development Day.

The workshop titles and grade levels are as follow:

  • Elementary Engineering (Elementary)
  • Scientific Computing for Science Students: Using Raspberry Pi and Wolfram Mathematica in the Science Classroom (Secondary)
  • Spectroscopy and Detection (Secondary)
  • Enlightening Science Students with Structural Biology at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (Secondary)

Workshop Details

Registration and othe details for this workshop is through My Learning Plan. Participants will select one workshop for the day. In addition to the workshops, participants have the opportunity to visit one of Brookhaven’s state of the art research facilities. Participants can make their tour selection during the morning registration on Tuesday, November 6.

Note: Tour space is limited and will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

The registration fee is $23 US (Registration: $18 US plus MESTRACT Service Charge: $5 US) per participant which includes continental breakfast and lunch. Participation certificates will be distributed at the conclusion of the event.

All registrants must bring a photo ID to enter the Main Gate at Brookhaven National Laboratory. Participants will meet in Berkner Hall. Directions will be given at the Main Gate. Berkner Hall is located on the corner of Brookhaven Avenue and Columbia St. Busses will transport participants to facilities tours and workshop locations.

 For further information contact Aleida PĂ©rez (631) 344-4788,

Note: This event falls under Exemption D. Formal classroom training held at Federal facilities, which does not exhibit indicia of a formal conference as outlined above.

The exception would include activities such as regular courses of instructions or training seminars at the National Center and the HAMMER training facility at Hanford, and regular courses of instruction or training seminars conducted by the office of Management for Acquisitions, workforce related to the core activities of the department.

Last Modified: September 24, 2018