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Program Details

Teachers in 2 National Science Foundation-funded programs will work closely with faculty, staff, students, and each other to develop educational modules based on their exposure to research throughout the summer. While all teacher participants share common meeting and training activities, each funding source has a distinct focus. 

Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) based at Harvard
  • Bring materials research science and engineering concepts to classroom.
  • Teachers from middle school to community college level can apply.
  • Teachers may return for a second summer to refine module.
  • Opportunities to participate in and present at local & national conferences.
Materials for Bioengineering Research Internships Dedicated to Gateway Experiences (BRIDGE)
  • Focuses on teachers and undergraduates without prior research experience.
  • Bring materials and bioengineering research to classroom.
  • Teachers from elementary to community college level can apply.
  • Opportunities for significant interaction with undergraduates.
  • Teachers may return for a second summer to refine module.
  • Opportunities to participate in and present at local & national conferences.