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STEM Institute

Customize your experience to your teaching needs
with multiple hands-on sessions.


Are you looking for easy and reliable ways to incorporate data-collection technology into your classroom? Whether you are currently using Vernier technology or just exploring the use of probeware, join us for a two-day STEM Professional Development Institute at our headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon.

The institute is a good fit for middle school, high school, and college-level educators. Multiple hands-on sessions covering biology, chemistry, coding/robotics, environmental science, and physics will be offered to customize your experience to your teaching needs.

The $199 registration fee includes lunch on both days, a digital download to experiment handouts covered in the sessions, and a lab book of your choice.

Benefits of Attending

    • Participate in hands-on sessions led by experienced science educators.
    • Collaborate, share ideas, and learn with your peers.
    • Explore age-appropriate, classroom-ready experiments.
    • Learn about Vernier technology solutions for biology, chemistry, coding/robotics, environmental science, and physics.

Attendees Receive

  • Two days of hands-on training
  • Meals and a Vernier travel mug
  • Digital download of experiment handouts covered in the sessions
  • Your choice of one Vernier lab book

Hands-On Session Topics

The institute will begin with an introduction and overview session for all participants. After you complete the registration process, you will receive a form to register for other sessions based on the topics below.

Physics

  • Kinematics and Newton’s Laws
  • Momentum and Energy Investigations
  • Electricity and Electric Circuits
  • Light and Modern Physics

Chemistry

  • Acid/Base Titration
  • Beer’s Law
  • Determining Mole Ratio
  • Conductivity of Titration
  • Food Chemistry Experiments
  • Forensic Chemistry Experiments
 
 

Biology

  • Physiology
  • Cell Respiration
  • Photosynthesis
  • Transpiration
  • Enzymes

Environmental Science

  • Renewable Energy and STEM
  • Weather
  • Water Quality
  • STEM in the Environment

Robotics/Coding

  • Scratch Programming
  • Coding with mBot
  • LEGO® EV3
  • Arduino®
  • Python®/Javascript

Lab Book Choices

You will receive an email with download instructions for your selected lab book
once your registration has been processed.

Questions? Contact Us