Each year through Science Week, Pittcon offers outreach and support programs for science education in the city that hosts its annual convention. Science Week is one way that Pittcon will be supporting and enhancing science education in the Chicago area in 2014.
A variety of excellent opportunities will be available to teachers, students, and science educators including:
Workshops will be offered for elementary, middle and high school teachers in the Chicago area on Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2, 2014.
Science Lecture & Demo
The Science Week Committee will host an informative and entertaining live lecture demonstration for high school students on Thursday, March 6, 2014.
Several hands-on workshops designed for upper elementary school students and middle school students on Monday, March 3, through Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Science Week Equipment Grant
Grants of up to $1000 will be available to every school with an enrollment of over 200 students within a 150 mile radius of Chicago that attends a teacher workshop.