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Virtual Data Science for Science Teachers Bootcamp with NIH

Are you a science teacher interested in learning how to incorporate data science into your classroom?

Apply for NIH’s free Data Science Boot Camp!

 

Overview

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS) Data Science for Science Teachers Boot Camp is an intensive research training course designed specifically for STEM educators working with students in underserved communities. This boot camp will enable educators to learn data science techniques and facilitate integration of this highly desired, cutting-edge skill set in their coursework. The boot camp is designed for educators teaching high school or higher education STEM courses.

Program Details

This workshop will provide hands-on training for data science tools commonly used by the biomedical research community and will enable participants to:

  • Network with and learn from leaders in the data science field.
  • Discuss strategies and success stories and form a network of educators across the country.
  • Learn about NIH programs that support educational partnerships and STEM programs.

Speakers, course outline, and other information from last year’s boot camp are available here.

While not required, if applicants have datasets from their schools or communities, they are strongly encouraged to bring them to the boot camp.

Application Information

The boot camp will be held virtually July 12-16, 2021. Please indicate when applying if support for equipment is required. Internet access is necessary.

Applicants should be U.S.-based, STEM educators working with high school or higher education students who are considered underserved. This may include students at:

  • Rural high schools or community colleges
  • Tribal Colleges and Universities
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities
  • Hispanic Serving Institutions
  • Minority Serving Institutions
  • Other (applicants will be asked to define)

Visit our main page and apply by April 9, 2021. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by May 10.

 

For more information, please contact ds-outreach@nih.gov(link sends e-mail).

Details
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High School, Higher Ed, Informal
Subject:
STEM
Location:
Online
Posted: March 10, 2021
Posted by: Allissa Dillman
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