Education

2015 Education Highlights

Over the last year, thousands of students and teachers participated in tours, outreach, mentorship, camps, or research experiences at the National MagLab.

Illustration of engaging students and teachers by Caroline McNiel

Apply Now for Middle School Mentorship

Are you a middle school student interested in doing research with a scientist at the MagLab this fall? Applications are due August 31.

Middle school students are doing research at the MagLab.

Our Educational Impact

In 2014 alone, the MagLab reached thousands of students and teachers through camps, research programs, classroom lessons, tours and other outreach tools.

Graphs on the lab's educational outreach

Magnet Academy

Need to brush up on electricity and magnetism? Visit our Magnet Academy section, featuring resources for all ages and learning styles.

illustration of the right and left hand rules.

Resources for Grad Students & Postdocs

We support the professional and career development of early-career scientists during their time at the lab.

MagLab graduate students.
 

The MagLab has a strong commitment to education. Through the Center for Integrating Research & Learning (CIRL), the lab provides educational programming at all academic levels: K-12, technical, undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral.

Educational Programs

A SciGirls camper during a forensic anthropology session.

FOR K-12 STUDENTS

Internships

Supervised by scientists, exceptional high-schoolers conduct their own in-depth research at the MagLab.

Mentorships

A 10-week experience for middle-schoolers living in Leon County, Tallahassee.

Summer Camps

Each year we host a variety of camp programs that engage students in STEM fields.

 

 

Teachers at an RET poster session in 2014.

FOR TEACHERS

Educational Outreach

Teachers can plan a field trip to the lab or have a MagLab educator visit their class.

Research Experiences

A six-week summer program that gives teachers the chance to do real-world research.

MagLab Educators Club

If you are looking for ways to broaden your physical science lesson plans, then the MagLab Educators Club is for you.

NSTA 2016

pptxDownload the presentation from National Science Teachers Association in Nashville. Follow the path of discovery through the history of magnetism — with ideas for bringing these scientists and their ideas into your classroom.

An REU participant in the lab.

FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS & UP

Research Experiences

A ten-week summer program that gives college undergrads the chance to do real-world research.

Grad & Postdoc

Resources, opportunities and workshops for young scientists and scientists-in-training.


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Last modified on 31 March 2016