The SACP and SSP offers various workshops throughout the year, ranging from teaching workshops all the way to job searching workshops. Our workshops are hands-on and always led by industry professionals.
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► Light, Color and Spectroscopy for Kids (SACP/SSP)
This annual full-day teacher workshop for Middle and Elementary School teachers is held at the National Energy Technology Center in Pittsburgh. At the workshop, teachers will explore a wide variety of activities to assist their students in understanding important concepts about light and color. All these activities correlate well with the new Common Core standards. Teachers attending will
receive most of the materials needed to perform these activities in their own classrooms plus 5 hours of Act 48 credit through the Allegheny IU & one teacher will take home Vernier Interfacing equipment for use in elementary/middle school.
► Computer Workshop for Chemistry and Physics Teachers (SACP/SSP)
This annual full-day teacher workshop is held at the National Energy Technology Center in Pittsburgh. At the workshop, teachers explore a variety of computer software programs and internet websites for the teaching of important concepts in chemistry and physics. All the concepts and activities correlate well with the new Pennsylvania science goals. Teachers take home all of the computer programs used at the workshop, receive a free one-year subscription to the Journal of Chemical Education and 5 hours of Act 48 credit through the Allegheny Intermediate Unit.