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“Circuits to Circuits” Teacher Workshop on March 23rd. Build your own!

We have run workshops for students, but now it’s time for the teachers!In collaboration with the great folks at the SquareOne Education Network, we are hosting a teacher workshop on March 23rd, 2011 whereby, if you are a teacher within driving distance of the greater Detroit area, you can spend a day building your own SpikerBox amplifier and running experiments to take back to your classroom. You will also gain a wealth (the greatest wealth) of knowledge on how to do easy neuroscience with your students. This is our first teacher workshop, help us help you! Sign up is $25 and includes all the gear, materials, and lunch. To apply, fill out the very brief application here and send to Barb Land at SquareOne! Space is limited (20 max). Welcome to the NeuroRevolution!

Date: Wednesday, March 23 at the Macomb Intermediate School District

Schedule:

9:00 -9:15: Introductions

9:15 – 10:00: Brief lecture on neuroscience and electronics

10:00 – 10:15: Break

10:15 – 12:30: Spiker Box Building Session

12:30 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 2:00: Experiments

2:00 – 2:30: Discussion, feedback and pooling of results

2:30 – 2:45: Break

2:45 – 4:00: Lesson plan and new experiment design.

Note: For this workshop, we do not have SBCEU’s available, but we plan to for all future workshops.

Yes, this will make complete sense to you by the end of the day! Oh transistor, is there anything you cannot do?