Industry Immersion: Made in NC

  • General Biotechnology

Industry Immersion: Made in NC

Made in NC
  • Central Region
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Tuesday to Thursday
August 7 to August 9, 2018

How many of your favorite products have roots here in North Carolina? This workshop provides a behind the scenes look at the manufacturing processes of several companies and will leave you excited to share the many different careers that are available to students right in their own backyard.

This workshop is open to all but will be of most interest to Community College Life Sciences and Industrial/Applied Sciences faculty as well as 6-12 Science and CTE teachers.

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Workshop Objectives

  • Exploring the fundamental scientific concepts underlying biotechnology and its applications
  • Providing effective methods/lesson plans that integrate multidisciplinary science into course curricula per applicable standards
  • Discussion of societal issues related to applications of biotechnology
  • Presentation of related careers and educational requirements/pathways

Participants will

  • take home classroom supplies to help integrate ideas/activities from the workshop
  • earn 2.2 CEUs
  • receive a copy of all workshop materials
  • be provided lunch and refreshments daily
  • Lodging assistance (Shared and Private) is available for those attendees who are commuting over 50 miles to the workshop.

Lead Instructor

Courtney Behrle, M.Ed.

Courtney is BioNetwork's Central Region Engagement Coordinator. She has a BS in marine biology from UNCW, a MEd in science education, and is currently in the final stages of a PhD in science education. She considers herself many things at once: informal educator, science curriculum designer, researcher, outdoor enthusiast, biology nerd and life-long learner. She is passionate, adventurous, and young at heart. She enjoys sharing her passions for science and learning and wants to inspire people of all ages, especially our youth, to eagerly engage in the natural world around them.

Capstone Center
850 Oval Drive
Raleigh, North Carolina 27695