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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave N, A1-023
PO Box 19024
Seattle, WA 98019
Supporting Statewide Science
SEP Teachers in the News
SEP Teacher Connie Franks hosted a team of students at the Kent School Disrict Tech Expo. Her students used SEP kit equipment in demonstrations for the large crowds. See the video
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Welcome to the SEPGuide!
SEP offers professional development, created by teachers and scientists, for secondary school teachers in Washington State.
WSTA will be hosting its annual conference in Spokane, October 17-19, 2014, at the downtown Spokane Conference Center.
Conference theme: The Next Generation: Science and STEM for All.
Themes and strands include NGSS, STEM careers, CTE, Biology EOC and Collection of Evidence, Connecting K-12 and College/University
Keynote Speaker: Professon Ochee Lee, NY Univeristy: Science, Language, and Culture.
See www.wsta.net for more information; expect the call for proposals in late winter.
Conference Chair: John P. McNamara email@example.com 509 592-0099
Vendor Chair: Nancy Ridenour firstname.lastname@example.org
The Double Tree Hotel at the Conference Center will be the host hotel.
2014 SEP Applications
We plan to host a cohort of approximately 25 teachers in 2014.
Applications for the 2014 SEP cohort will open online January 1, 2014. The application deadline is March 1, 2014. Acceptance notices will be sent by April 15. We will be posting more information here during the fall.
Scheduled 2014-15 dates:
Opening Day: Saturday, May 17
Summer Session: Weekdays, July 14-30
Kit Signup Day: Saturday, September 20
Reflection Day: Saturday, May 2, 2015
WOW - cellular animation
This video article from the New York Times shows how technology for movies like Avatar is melding with molecular biology to create something spectacular. (Requires Flash Player)
Wow - Seasons from space
Around 6 a.m. local time each day, the Sun, Earth, and one of NASA's geosynchronous satellites form a right angle, affording a nadir (straight down) view of the terminator, the edge between the shadows of nightfall and the sunlight of dusk and dawn. The shape of this line between night and day varies with the seasons, which means different lengths of days and differing amounts of warming sunshine. (from NASA's Image of the Day website)
Check it out!!