COS Links Newsletter no.3

Inside this issue:

Free For You

  • The 2013 Earth 2100 Conference, for Youth
  • Center for Excellence in Education to host TEP Bite of Science session for teachers on October 8th.
  • Geography course for teachers
  • Check out Periodic Elements
  • Mason biology & biochemistry “pencasts” are free and you can make your own STEMcasts
  • Keep an Eye on the Environment, with Mason’s Environmental Science and Policy Newsletter
  • Professional development with Mason’s College of Science
  • High school students can take college courses at Mason
  • High School students should plan to apply for next year’s (2014) summer research program at Mason
  • Teachers are invited to see the student research results in August

Opportunities: Special Focus for Math Teachers and Students

  • Math Circles for talented math students, and summer opportunities
  • Mason is offering Mathematics Professional Development Opportunities for K-12 Teachers
  • Mason’s COMPLETE Center Professional Development opportunities and resources

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

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