Medical Research Education Project

Who is this for?

We are currently seeking middle school science teachers who are located in proximity to Indianapolis for the Educational Pathways to Cancer Research Project.

What will I learn?

Middle School science teachers will learn n-depth content and pedagogy pertaining to inquiry-based science focused on medical research with an emphasis on cancer research. The Educational Pathways to Cancer Research Project will be led by Indiana University cancer researchers and faculty from the IU School of Education Bloomington. The workshops will utilize exemplar classroom-ready, hands-on lessons that teach science and engineering practices and align with Indiana state and Next Generation Science standards.

What is included?

All participants will receive generous stipends, classroom resources and materials, and professional development certificates.

What is required?

This two-year program will ask participants to attend the following in year one: an evening workshop, three online evening workshops, and a one-week workshop. Year two of the program will focus on classroom implementation. All in-person workshops will take place in Indianapolis.

2023-2024 Program Dates:

Evening Workshop

Thursday, December 7
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Online Evening Workshops

Dates and times TBD

One-week Workshop

June 10-14, 2024
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


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Contact Us

For more information, contact J. Adam Scribner at