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RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR TEACHERS (RET) CREATED CURRICULUM

 

In these pages you will find curriculum created by secondary science teachers as part of their RET experiences at NEWT

To learn more about the research adventures of the 2018 RET cohort, read their blog here.

2018 RET Cohort

Dual Credit Biology

Ramon Benavides

Ysleta ISD

Dr. Gardea-Torresdey, UTEP

Reagan Turley

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Research Topic:

A Gateway Investigation in Detecting TiO2 in Nano-Filtered Water

AP Biology, Scientific Research and Design

Laurel Bingman

YES Prep Public Schools

Dr. Pedro Alvarez. Rice

Pingfeng Yu

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Research Topic:

Selective Microbial Control in Drinking Water Systems Using Bacteriophages Conjugated with Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles

Pre-AP Physics

Richard Daines

Phoenix Union HSD

Dr. Francois Perreault, ASU

Douglas Rice

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Research Topic:

The Effice of Solubility of Silver Nanoparticles on Water Treatment Membranes

Level Biology, Pre-AP Biology

Krystle Dunn

Alief ISD

Dr. Qilin Li, Rice

Seth Pedersen

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Research Topic:

Fabricating Superhydrophobic Membranes to Improve Water Recovery form Urine

Pre-AP Biology, Environmental Science, Dual Credit Biology

Carlye Flores

Socorro ISD

Dr. Juan Noveron, UTEP

Luis Barrera

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Research Topic:

TiO2 Nanocomposite Coatings with Solar-Activated Antimicrobial Properties for water Saniation Applications

Level Biology, Level Physics

Thomas Geiss

El Paso ISD

Dr. Dino Villagran, UTEP

Mariana Marcos

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Research Topic:

Removing Arsenic from Drinking Water Using Nanometerials

Level Biology, Honors Biotechnology 1-2, Biotechnology 1-2, Honors Biotechnology 3-4

Taylor Miller

Tempe Union HSD

Dr. Paul Westerhoff, ASU

Shahnawaz Sinha

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Research Topic:

Removing Bromide from Water using Silver Impregnated Media

Pre-AP Chemistry

Selene Reyes

Pasadena ISD

Dr. Rafael Verduzco, Rice

Morgan Barnes

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Research Topic:

Liquid Crystal Elastomer: A Stimuli Responsive Polymer

AP Biology, Level Physics, AP Physics

Leander Taylor

Clear Creek ISD

Dr. Naomi Halas, Rice

Oara Neumann

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Research Topic:

Membrane Photo-Reactor: Plasmon Assisted Photo-catalytic Degradation of Urea

Questions? Corrections? Your name is not listed? Contact Jorge Loyo