MITS Deadline Extended

This year’s Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS) Summer Institute runs weekdays from July 6-16 and is offered by the National Marine Life Center, Cape Cod Maritime Museum, OceanQuest, and South Shore Natural Science Center.  The broad theme: “Interactions in the Sciences” connects life, physical and earth science.  Each day participants will engage in hands-on, minds-on inquiry-based science activities as they investigate the interconnections between living systems, earth systems, and their physical and chemical features.  The registration deadline has been extended to June 25.  Teachers may learn more and register on-line at

MITS 2010 Summer Institutes

MITS, Inc. Museum Institute for Teaching Science, presents Interactions in the Sciences: Observe, Investigate, Explain: Explore how cycles, processes and systems connect life, physical and earth science, July 6-9 & July 12-16, for Upper Elementary and Middle School Educators.  A minds-on, hands-on professional development experience that will provide you with scientific knowledge, classroom investigations and a network of resources.  Offered in seven regions of Massachusetts and southeastern New Hampshire.
Take home a teaching resource kit to ensure your success using inquiry in the classroom. Earn PDPs and/or graduate credit.

Spend 1-2 days at each partner organization as you participate in content and skill development sessions taught by professional educators, scientists and content experts. Daily activities include both indoor, inquiry-based classroom experiences and outdoor, field experiences.  For a complete brochure or to register visit, e-mail, or call 617-328-1515.