M&M 2017

Microscopy Outreach


X90 Microscopy in the Classroom: Strategies for Education and Outreach

Alyssa Waldron, Dave Becker
Local educators and registered conference attendees are invited to participate in presentations, round table discussions, and demonstrations of effective strategies for microscopy outreach and education from K-12 and beyond. This session will show how microscopy in education serves as an important learning tool for inspiring our future STEM professionals. Those involved in microscopy education or educational outreach are encouraged to submit a paper about their successful program or lesson for platform or poster presentation.


X91 Family Affair

Elaine Humphrey, Janet Schwarz, Stuart McKernan
The exciting world of microscopy opens up for attendees’ family and friends. This session includes:

  • Some new Microscopic Explorations
  • A mystery to solve using microscopy
  • Materials science and biological science


X92 A Project MICRO Workshop

Elaine Humphrey, Caroline Schooley
The Project MICRO workshop has its venue in the MegaBooth all week after the Exhibit Hall opens. Visit the Outreach booth every day to see how to set up different stations in a classroom, and share your experiences with how you have fun with microscopy outreach. See different microscope systems for use in a classroom, in action; peruse the books suitable for elementary school age children; and put your name into a draw for the daily door prize.

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