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Research Experience for Teachers:

NANO Drexel / Penn RET

Application Deadline for 2010: March 26, 2010

Drexel/Penn IGERTSummer 2009 marks the 5th year of this RET program.  Funded by a grant for the National Science Foundation, we accept 18-20 teachers to participate in a seven-week program of science research and curriculum development.  Participants engage in five weeks on actual laboratory research along with two weeks of curriculum development that will help you introduce nanoscale science and technology issue in your classroom.  Details and application information are found at:


click to download 2009 program details.

click to be directed to the online application.

In 2005, nine of the eighteen teachers supported by the Drexel-Penn program worked in NBIC laboratories. They were:

School District of Philadelphia
Alan Bronstein Central High School
Saroj Dayal Germantown High School
Harry Bridges Northeast High School
Risper Osonye Lamberton High School
Sunita Patil Communications High School
Keyvan Sadigh Mariana Bracetti Academy (Kensington)
Suburban Schools
Max Geisler Norristown Area High School
Trever Miller Pennsauken High School
Jill Ziegler Princeton High School

Teachers 2005
Nano/Bio Interface Center @ The University of Pennsylvania
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