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2005 Teacher Workshop - Gallery


Meet the participants of this year's workshop



Monday June 6th, 2005
• Participants took a pre-test and did an ice-breaker.
Dr. Ralph G. Meyer, from the Arizona Cancer Center (AZCC) presented "Intro to Chemicals and Cancer: Preventing cancer by managing genomics stability".


Monday June 6th, 2005  cont...
• Brink Harrison, a PULSE teacher conducted the curriculum activity "Chernobyl Demonstration and Mathematics".

Tuesday June 7th, 2005
• Dr. Simon James Cooper's (AZCC) lecture was titled "UV Exposure and Skin Cancer".
• Katy Honaman, a PULSE teacher discussed "Dangers of Illiteracy and Language Arts".
Marti and Rachel described future opportunities with COEP to the workshop participants. They presented "PULSE: Promoting Understanding and Learning for Society & Environmental Health", and why teachers should join the PULSE Project.
All the participating teachers marked their schools on a map of Arizona.

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Wednesday June 8th, 2005
• The faculty lecture "The dark side of light: skin, photoaging and carcinogenesis" was presented by Dr. Georg Thomas Wondrak from AZCC.
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Wednesday June 8th, 2005 cont...
• Workshop participants chose which lab tour they want to take. This group toured the Synthetic Chemistry facility and several other labs at the Department of Chemistry with Dr. Gene Mash.
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Wednesday June 8th, 2005 cont..
• The second group of participants visited the Imaging Lab at the Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy. Doug Cromey, Manager, SWEHSC Cellular Imaging Core explained the functions of the advance microscopes. Later the participants visited the Pharmacy Museum located in the College of Pharmacy building.

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Thursday June 9th, 2005
• Dr. Mark R. Riley from the Dept. of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, presented his lecture on "Air Toxics and Cancer".
• Paola Villa Werstler from the AZCC presented the "Arizona Sun Awareness Project", and demonstrated the puppet show was developed for elementary students.

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Friday June 10th, 2005
• The faculty lecture for the final day of the workshop was delivered by Dr. Raymond B. Runyan on "TCE and Health Problems".

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Friday June 10th, 2005 cont...
The curriculum activity on this day was presented by Rachel Hughes and Kirstin Bittle, a PULSE teacher. This activity was titled "Hook, Line & Sinker: Grabbing Students and the Standards with Air Quality Exercises". This section of the workshop included several hands-on activities.

© Photo credit Samanthi Hewakapuge & Rachel Wilhite, COEP June 2006

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