This program provides a web-based
curriculum based on the inter-disciplinary content of the STC-MDITR.
The central component of the curriculum is a series of on-line
manipulatives that allow for users to explore specific scientific
Target Population: 6-12 teachers and students
Status: The first two modules (grades 6-8 and 9-12) focusing
on Fiber Optics based on the concepts reflection and refraction
will be ready for review at the end of the calendar year. An expert
review panel is being scheduled for early 2004, and pilot testing
in classrooms for late winter/spring of 2004. There is discussion
of hosting a teacher workshop in the summer of 2004 to initiate
field-testing in the autumn of 2004.