ESD The Engineering Society and Ford Motor Company Present Math & Science Conference for K-12 Educators April 30 in Detroit

Apr 05, 2001, 01:00 ET from ESD The Engineering Society

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Elementary, middle, and high
 school teachers ... learn bottle biology, receive advice about teaching
 environmental issues, and construct a robot, all in one day.
     ESD The Engineering Society presents New Directions in Math & Science
 Education.  This free conference, sponsored by Ford Motor Company will be held
 Monday, April 30, 2001, 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the University of Detroit
 Mercy, 4001 West McNichols Road, Detroit, Michigan.  A continental breakfast
 and lunch will be provided.
     The program will offer a wide range of exciting hands-on learning
 activities conducted by university professors and area experts.  Highlights
 include: chemistry experiments for students in grades K-8, bottle biology,
 robot construction, web page design and navigation, as well as hooking
 students on the fun and importance of mathematical thinking.  Conference
 attendees will receive a comprehensive binder with notes from each of the
 sessions.
     ESD will use the venue to showcase the Internet Science & Technology Fair.
 Referred to as ISTF, it is a national web-based science and technology
 competition for grades 3-12.  In addition, teachers will be provided with
 information on the Future City Competition and Introduction to Family Math
 /Family Science programs.
     Registration is available online at www.esd.org .  Pre-registration is
 required.  For more information, contact Lynne Nagy at 248-355-2910.
 
     Founded in 1895, as the Association of Graduate Engineers of the
 University of Michigan, ESD has evolved into the nation's largest multi-
 disciplinary engineering & scientific society of its kind.  With more than
 6,000 members throughout the Great Lakes Region, ESD unites engineers,
 scientists, architects and those in related technical fields.  The Society's
 programs and services are dedicated to the enhancement of professional
 development, the advancement of technology and the promotion of the
 engineering and scientific professions, thereby enabling positive
 contributions to society.  For membership information or program registration
 visit the ESD website at www.esd.org or call 800-659-2559.
 
 

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    SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Elementary, middle, and high
 school teachers ... learn bottle biology, receive advice about teaching
 environmental issues, and construct a robot, all in one day.
     ESD The Engineering Society presents New Directions in Math & Science
 Education.  This free conference, sponsored by Ford Motor Company will be held
 Monday, April 30, 2001, 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the University of Detroit
 Mercy, 4001 West McNichols Road, Detroit, Michigan.  A continental breakfast
 and lunch will be provided.
     The program will offer a wide range of exciting hands-on learning
 activities conducted by university professors and area experts.  Highlights
 include: chemistry experiments for students in grades K-8, bottle biology,
 robot construction, web page design and navigation, as well as hooking
 students on the fun and importance of mathematical thinking.  Conference
 attendees will receive a comprehensive binder with notes from each of the
 sessions.
     ESD will use the venue to showcase the Internet Science & Technology Fair.
 Referred to as ISTF, it is a national web-based science and technology
 competition for grades 3-12.  In addition, teachers will be provided with
 information on the Future City Competition and Introduction to Family Math
 /Family Science programs.
     Registration is available online at www.esd.org .  Pre-registration is
 required.  For more information, contact Lynne Nagy at 248-355-2910.
 
     Founded in 1895, as the Association of Graduate Engineers of the
 University of Michigan, ESD has evolved into the nation's largest multi-
 disciplinary engineering & scientific society of its kind.  With more than
 6,000 members throughout the Great Lakes Region, ESD unites engineers,
 scientists, architects and those in related technical fields.  The Society's
 programs and services are dedicated to the enhancement of professional
 development, the advancement of technology and the promotion of the
 engineering and scientific professions, thereby enabling positive
 contributions to society.  For membership information or program registration
 visit the ESD website at www.esd.org or call 800-659-2559.
 
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