A partnership bringing together nearly 50 rural Maine schools, the University of Maine, three Maine non-profits with expertise in science education, and science and technology leaders at the Maine Department of Education to target the teaching and learning of physical sciences in grades 6-9 and the preparation of science teachers at the University of Maine.
Director: Susan McKay, 207-581-4678
Administrative Specialist: Leisa Preble, 207-581-4672
For a calendar view of the dates listed, click here.
Positions and Hiring
At this time, we are in the process of interviewing and hiring for several Postdoctoral positions; all other positions have been filled.
More information for these positions can be found here.
Facebook Page, link to BDN news article, 9/3/2010
Michael Wittmann, Associate Professor of Physics, leading a session of the Orono Physical Sciences Collaborative
UMaine Partnering with Public Schools on $12.3 Million Grant to Redesign Science Curriculum, UMaine Press Release, 9/2/2010
Maine schools get physical science grant, Bangor Daily News, 9/2/10
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Image Description: Orono Physical Sciences Collaborative session
Image Description: RiSE Center Link