Subject Areas: Biology and Physics
Partner Fellow: Jason Bellorado
Short Bio: Barbara Dorritie has been teaching
science in the Cambridge Public Schools since 1991. She has taught
at every grade level from Kindergarten to Grad School. Barbara is
a strong believer in science inquiry, and worked for several years
as a science staff developer for elementary teachers in Cambridge.
Barbara is also a science team coach and co-organizer of the annual
science fair/community night at Cambridge Rindge and Latin.
Areas of interest: Evolution, Alternative Energy, Kinetic
Reflections on GK-12 Program involvement:
Participation in the GK-12 program has been extremely gratifying. My students
have really benefitted from working closely with Jason, and I have had
the opportunity to be exposed to cutting-edge research in physics, chemistry