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Michael A. Boyer on Student Engagement

Michael A. Boyer Teacher at North Penn High School and longtime teacher collaborator, presented at M&M2018 his findings regarding the use of the Table Top Microscope as part of his curriculum.

Professor Boyer discusses his thoughts regarding the microscope as the interdisciplinary tool which allows researchers to glimpse into the unknown and link structure and function.

He explores how educators can make a difference and take advantage of:

  • Local facilities taking part in best practices for microscopy outreach and education.
  • National initiatives emphasizing STEM education and outreach.
  • Initiatives for continuing education of novice and professional microscopists.
  • Methods to expose students to microscopy in a fun and engaging manner.