Full Year – Level H: Incoming freshman and sophomore students must apply for admission to this program in January of the prior academic year. Acceptance into the program will be based on a science teacher recommendation, a written essay, and excellent academic grades.
Monday, March 28, 2011
Making Stuff Public Event
Making Stuff is a nation-wide education outreach campaign about the materials that are transforming our world. We're proud to announce that CRISP is leading the ConnecticutMaking Stuff Outreach Coalition with the goal of providing informal public outreach events in materials science to the greater New Haven and Hartford communities. Coalition partners include Tilde Café, the Connecticut Science Center, Amity High School, Center for Excellence in Mathematics and Science (CEMS) and Little Scientists. These events are made possible in part by a grant from NOVA, WGBH and the Materials Research Society (MRS) with major funding from the National Science Foundation. The events are scheduled in conjunction with the NOVA airing of the 4 part "Making Stuff" series with David Pogue.
CRISP and the CT Making Stuff Outreach Coalition offered a Family Science Event at Yale this past weekend for at for an exploration of stuff, including a public lecture ("visualizing the atomic world" at 10a) by Prof. Udo Schwarz, followed by hands-on materials science demonstrations by Amity Students.
Describe in detail what your role in the Making Stuff Outreach Coalition was. Use the guideline below:
a. How did you prepare for the Making Stuff Outreach Event? details
b. What Materials Science Related topic were you exploring and what new information did you learn?
c. What pre-activities did you (or are you about to) prepare for the website? post-activities?
d. Briefly describe what you and your partners will do for your Digital Story Telling Piece.
e. For those in attendance at the Public Event: Give feedback regarding the event overall (organization, interest, food, lecture, families that attended, script execution, Amity contribution). If you did not attend, please state what you did instead.
f. How can we improve a similar event in the future, if given an opportunity?