This collection is a set of documents from the Science Education Update Conference held at the University of Northern Iowa.
Works from 2023
Considering the Crosscutting Concepts, Dana Atwood-Blaine
Enhancing Science Notebooks with Scientific Sketching and Nature Journaling, Dana Atwood-Blaine
Iophonics: Iowa Educational Aquaponics, Michael Bechtel
How Grading for Equity Changed the Way I Teach, Andrew Berns and Ben Schafer
Accessibility Online: All Students means all students., Jennifer Bliss and Christopher Like
Doing It All - Meaningful Integration of Science with Social Studies, Math, and ELA, Chelsie Byram and Mandie Sanderman
The Science and STEM of Iowa’s Grape Industry, Cathryn Carney
Effects of Biophilia on Secondary Science Classrooms, Annie Dietz and Keli Potter
Environmental Issues Instruction: Nourishing our Water and Soil Through Sustainable Agriculture, Barb Ehlers, Cathryn Carney, and Jeff Monteith
Science Innovation in 45 Minutes or Less, Leslie Flynn, Pamela Joslyn, and Maria Hasken-Averkamp
Chemistry Unit 1: Rate Your Reactions, Holly Hinkhouse Garcia and Natalie Dirkx
Building Your Teaching Legacy, Robert G. Good
How Structuring our Physics Courses with Grades Based on Standards has Transformed our Pedagogy, Sara Karbeling, Camille Chalkley, and Sasha Murphy
Aquaponics Ideas for PK-12 classrooms Building upon Ioponics Lessons, Rose Larson and Kate Heithoff
Watershed-based Conservation Case Study Workshop, Elizabeth Ripley and USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service
Wild About the Outdoors, Holly Schulte
The Importance of Hyper Local Phenomena for Your Classroom, Cody Smith, Tiffany Morgan, Arielle Sexton, and Lexi Wiltgen
UNI Science Education Update Conference [Program] March 31, 2023, University of Northern Iowa Science Education Program
Works from 2022
Make Science Concrete!, DeEtta Anderson Dr.
Anchoring Phenomena with Light and Contact Forces, Larry Escalada and Alison Beharka
How to Integrate STEM in Your Classroom with NGSS FOSS, Larry Escalada and Alison Beharka
Chemistry: The Dead Zone and Solubility, Holly Garcia
WILD About Critters, Barb Giger
STEM Problem-Based Learning for a Diverse Classroom of Learners, Maria Hasken-Averkamp
Is There Life in Space? How Do We Find Exoplanets?, DeEtta Johnson
Down For The Count - Rumford, That Is, Jeff Morgan
Iowa PBS Iowa Science Phenomena, Tiffany Morgan
The Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science (Ties), Kristine Swartchick
Standard-Based Grading in Science: Taking Your Next Steps, Matt Townsley Dr. and Dawn Posekany
UNI Science Education Update Conference [Program] April 1, 2022, University of Northern Iowa Science Education Program.
Works from 2019
UNI Financial Aid & Scholarships, Tim Bakula
The Science of a GMO, Will Fett and Cindy Hall
Empowering Students Through Science, Ashley Flatebo
Chemical Bonding and "Rainworks" Sidewalk Art, Holly Garcia
Journey 2050, Cindy Hall and Will Fett
What does "NGSS Implementation" Really Look Like?, Mandie Sanderman
Navigating the Financial Aid Process, Jennifer Sullivan and Kristin Peiffer
UNI Science Education Update Conference [Program] April 5, 2019, University of Northern Iowa Science Education Program.
Science Education Update Conference, Save the Date Flier, Spring 2019, University of Northern Iowa. Science Education Program.
Works from 2018
Energizing Earth Science using Experts in the Field, DeEtta Anderson
A Small School's Journey to NGSS Curriculum Adoption and the First Year of Implementation, Elizabeth Carpenter and Gayle Ramaeker
Greenhouse Adaptation, Pam Hartman and Lyn Countryman
Where Earth and Life Sciences Intersect: Investigations of the Water-Root-Soil Interface, Laura L. Jackson and Laura Walter
Are We Doing a Good Job? Evaluating Iowa Science Standard (NGSS) Implementation with Achieve, Christopher Like and Tammy Askeland-Nagle
Standards-based Grading in Science, Dawn Posekany
Preparing Grades K-12 Computer Science Educators in Iowa, J. Ben Schafer
Tinkercad for Beginners, Marcy Seavey
UNI Science Education Update Conference [Program] April 6, 2018, University of Northern Iowa Science Education Program.
Science Education Update Conference, Save the Date Flier, Spring 2018, University of Northern Iowa. Science Education Program.