Teachers are invited to learn more about the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute for Primary Sources in Science
, a week-long professional development opportunity, taking placeJuly 20–24. Participants will explore the benefits of using historical primary sources in the science classroom, particularly around the nature of science, the practices of scientists, and the relationship between science and society. Participants will build skills in teaching effectively with photographs, manuscripts, drawings, maps, and other formats from the Library's collections. The program will include model classroom activities, as well as opportunities to conduct original research, learn from peers, and work side by side with curators, experts, and education specialists. Tuition and materials are provided at no cost. Participants will be responsible for transportation to and from Washington, DC, and any required overnight accommodations.