National Workshop opportunities for QuarkNet Centers

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QuarkNet offers a variety of opportunities for professional development of QuarkNet teachers at centers. Most are facilitated by staff or fellows who come to the center to work with teachers. The new Short Courses are faciltiated by Lead Teachers or others at the centers in remote collaboration with a staff member or fellow. The table below summarizes what is currently available. 

Activity Duration Brief Description Sample Agenda Materials
ATLAS Data Workshop 2 days

Data Portfolio Activities and Professional Development based on the ATLAS experiment. 

Great center preparation for ATLAS Z-path masterclasses.

Washington 2018  
CMS Data Workshop 2 days

Data Portfolio Activities and Professional Development based the CMS experiment. 

Great center preparation for the new, extended version of the CMS masterclass* coming in IMC 2020.

*Includes 2-lepton and 4-lepton mass plots and the most recent CMS data.

Rice 2018  
CMS Data Workshop Update 1 day 

Focus is only on the new elements since the CMS masterclass update. (See above.)

Great for participants who have been experience with the CMS masterclass and data workshop.

Not applicable: too new!  
Neutrino Data Workshop 2 days

Data Portfolio Activities and Professional Development centers around the neutrino experiments. 

Great center preparation for the new MINERvA neutrino masterclass started in IMC 2019. 

MicroBooNE and other neutrino masterclasses coming in IMC 2020 and beyond.

Florida 2018 Flyer
CMS e-Lab Workshop 2-3 days

Lead students into investigations of CMS data in the CMS e-Lab.

Plan investigations, carry them to conclusions, and report to colleagues.

Work through and help futher develop new activities with CMS data.

Iowa 2018  
Cosmic Ray e-Lab Workshop 3 days

Work with Cosmic Ray Detectors, upload data, and analyze online. 

Lead students into investigations of Cosmic Ray data in the Cosmic Ray e-Lab.

Plan investigations, carry them to conclusions, and report to colleagues.

Catholic 2018  
Short Course 0.5 day

Activities and Professional Development in an area of interest.

Center teachers deliver the content with online help from staff or fellows.

Stay tuned for more details....we're working on it!

Not applicable: too new!  
Muon Lifetime Short Course 0.5 day

Short course (see above) aimed at Data Activities from the Portfolio which build understanding of particle lifetime.

Start with a simple simulation, go through Cosmic Ray e-Lab data, and on to the MINERvA neutrino experiment.

Not applicable: too new!  

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