Microscopy Outreach Sessions

X90: Microscopy in the Classroom

Organizers:
Jane Howe, University of Toronto, Canada
Donovan N. Leonard, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Josh Silverstein, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Rengasayee (Sai) Veeraraghavan, The Ohio State University

At the frontiers of science, the microscope is an interdisciplinary tool which allows students to glimpse into the unknown and link structure and function. The Education Outreach Committee of MSA seeks to connect individuals and institutions and ensure that the pathways to microscopy careers and education are exciting, engaging and clear.

 

X91: Microscopy Explorations for Families and Kids of All Ages (formerly "Family Affair")

Organizers:
Elaine Humphrey, University of Victoria, Canada
Pat Connelly, National Institutes of Health

Please check back here for updated information about this session.

 

X92: Project MICRO

Organizers:
Elaine Humphrey, University of Victoria, Canada
Janet Schwarz, University of Vermont
Pat Connelly, National Institutes of Health

The Outreach booth is part of the MSA Megabooth and is available every day the exhibit hall is open. Learn how to set up different stations in a classroom and share your fun microscopy outreach classroom experiences! See different microscope systems in action for use in a classroom; peruse a selection of books suitable for elementary school-age children; and put your name into the draw for a daily door prize.

 

X93: High School & Undergraduate STEM Student Workshop

Organizers:
Josh Silverstein, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

High school and undergraduate STEM students attend a day-long workshop at an area university, then attend a full day of M&M 2020 to get experience with professional learning and activities. Students will present original research during the poster presentation on Monday in the exhibit hall.

Please check back frequently for additional information as it becomes available.

 

X94: STEM Roundtable: Building Skills for the Future

Organizers: Lori Harvey, Hitachi High Technologies America

We will explore how to integrate varied resources to have broader, sustainable impacts in STEM education, including bridging K-12 outreach with undergraduate and graduate education, and emphasizing the importance of diversity and inclusion which will lead to a stronger workforce for everyone.

Session is open to all — no separate registration fee required.

 

Participants are welcome from the following areas: Academia, Education, all levels of Government, Business/Industry, and change leaders within Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math sectors.

 

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