We offer development programs and resources to help K-12 science teachers grow professionally and better serve their students. Also see our For Students page for science activities and other resources.
Invite the expertise and research tools of the MagLab right into your own classroom.
On-site Outreach and Tours
During your visit, you and your class will talk to scientists, observe research in progress, and do hands-on science.
These five downloadable, printer-friendly activities cover hands-on lessons in electricity and magnetism with materials as simple as Cheerios, paper clips and water.
Science in Literature
Check out these books that will kindle in your students a new appreciation for the sciences.
Science, Optics & You
This resource contains in-depth information on optics, from the nature of light and color to how microscopes work. This curriculum offers teachers many activities to use with their students as well as an extensive Web site. The site contains science history, interactive tutorials, dozens of images captured through microscopes, explanations of how lighthouses and other optical tools work and much more.
One-stop shopping for nearly anything you might want to know about electricity and magnetism.
Our workshops provide K-12 science educators practice with hands-on, inquiry-based activities.
Research Experiences for Teachers (RET)
This six-week summer residential program gives K-12 teachers the chance to do real-world research.
MagLab Educators Club
If you have ever wondered what the Magnet Lab has to offer or if you are looking for ways to broaden your physical science lesson plans, then the Magnet Lab Educators Club is for you.
FREEDM Systems Center Pre-college Education Program
Through its proud association with the FREEDM Pre-college Education Program, CIRL coordinates and hosts three science education summer programs targeting middle and high school students and teachers for Florida State University and Florida A&M University.