Materials Performance

DEC 2014

Materials Performance is the world's most widely circulated magazine dedicated to corrosion prevention and control. MP provides information about the latest corrosion control technologies and practical applications for every industry and environment.

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NACE NEWS 72 DECEMBER 2014 MATERIALS PERFORMANCE NACE INTERNATIONAL: VOL. 53, NO. 12 NACE Foundation Inspires Teachers with Hands-on Learning Tools T his year, the NACE International Foundation celebrated its 10th summer of partnership with the ASM Materials Education Foundation's Teacher Materials Camps, which f irst began in August 2004 at a camp in Houston, Texas. The camps are week-long workshops that provide hundreds of high school science, math, and technolog y teachers with hands-on experiments and classroom instruction in materials science and engineering. In 2005, the NACE Foundation developed a "Corrosion Toolkit," or cKit TM , which was Participants at ASM's Materials Camps in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Wayne Thomson visits Buckland Beach Primary School to demonstrate cKit™ experiments to Year 5 students. • Akron, OH • Albany, NY • Albuquerque, NM • Ann Arbor, MI • Boston, MA • Butte, MT • Calgary, AB, Canada • Chicago, IL • Cincinnati, OH • Cleveland, OH • Columbus, OH • Dayton, OH • DeKalb, IL • Fort Wayne, IN • Greenville, SC • Hammond, IN • Hattiesburg, MS • Houghton, MI • Houston, TX • Indianapolis, IN • Kansas City, MO • Lehigh Valley, PA • Long Beach, CA • Madison, WI • Meridian, MS • Millersville, PA • Napervile, IL • New Orleans, LA • Newark, DE • Newark, NJ • Oak Ridge, TN • Ogden, UT • Ottawa, ON, Canada • Oxford, MS • Pittsburgh, PA • Richmond, VA • Salt Lake City, UT • Sammamish, WA • San Antonio, TX • Tuscaloosa, AL • Urbana, IL • Vancouver, WA • Virginia Beach, VA • Washington, DC Youngstown, OH added to the camp curriculum as the main feature during the corrosion science and corrosion control component of the camps. The cKit TM , developed by NACE volunteers and corrosion experts, contains equipment and instructions for a series of corrosion- related experiments to provide high school students with an engaging way to learn about the effects of corrosion. Within the last decade, more than 7,700 cKits TM have been produced and distributed by the NACE Foundation. Between May and August of 2014, the NACE Foundation distributed a record-breaking 1,251 cKits TM to 48 camps in the following locations:

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