COS Links Newsletter no.1

Inside this issue:

Free For You

  • Teacher partnerships in physics, astronomy, or computational sciences
  • Teacher partnerships in forensic science
  • Free student tutoring offered by talented undergraduates
  • Check out Periodic Elements
  • Visiting scientist lectures for your grade 6-12 classroom


  • Math Circles for talented math students
  • Summer complexity and modeling program (CAMP)
  • Professional development in STEM: by you, for you, with Mason
  • Summer professional development for Math teachers
  • Exploring Weather and Climate: Free 1 day workshop with Mason
  • Did you know Mason has partnered with the Smithsonian Institute?
  • High school students can take college courses at Mason


  • The College of Science will be at the USA Science & Engineering Festival
  • George Mason University’s First TEDx Conference
  • High School students should plan to apply for next year’s (2013) summer research program at Mason
  • Teachers are invited to see the student research results in August

About COS Links

COS Links is a list of resources for teachers and students and also provides guidance for teachers interested in forming educational partnerships with the college. COS Links is a bi-annual publication of the College of Science (COS) at George Mason University.

For more information, please contact Reid Schwebach, College of Science Outreach Coordinator, at 703-993-7028 or