Register now for the AAPT Idaho-Utah meeting (April 14-15)

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The Thirty-Sixth Annual Spring Meeting of the Idaho-Utah Section of the AAPT (American Association of Physics Teachers) will be held April 14-15 at the University of Utah. For additional information or to register, visit the conference website.


Ilana Horn – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Mar 29)

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<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series An Asset-Orientation is Everything: How Strengths-Based Approaches to Math Teaching Help Teachers and Students Ilana Horn, Vanderbilt University March 29, 2017 at 1pm in SAEC 1151 (reception to follow) This presentation is co-hosted by CSME and the College of Education Abstract: I describe key findings emphasizing the centrality of math teachers bringing an […]


The Global Energy Challenge: A Moral Imperative for the University

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A Frontiers of Science Lecture March 30, 2017 6pm in ASB 220 Featuring:  Dr. Daniel G. Nocera, Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy Harvard University Climate change is an existential threat to society as we continue to meet energy demand with carbon-based fuels. Energy demand is set to grow in the coming decades, mostly driven by […]


SEEd Swap Workshop (July 31-Aug 4)

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SEEd Swap Workshop Schedules by Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade Information and Application          


Why Birds Matter: Conserving the World’s Birds and Their Ecosystem Services

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A Frontiers of Science Lecture February 16, 2017 6pm in ASB 220 Featuring:  Cagan Sekercioglu, Department of Biology Birds play critical roles for ecosystems and human well-being worldwide.  Birds consume pests, pollinate flowers, disperse seeds, scavenge carrion, cycle nutrients, and modify the environment in ways that benefit other species. However, the ecological importance of birds and […]


Ann Darling leads CSME Exchange (Feb 9)

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The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Changes to UofU general education requirements     Ann Darling, Undergraduate Studies Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 INSCC room 345  12-1pm Lunch will be provided!   General […]


Jenny Knight – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Feb 23)

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<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Improving student learning through understanding reasoning and problem solving practices Jenny Knight – University of Colorado, Boulder February 23, 2017 This presentation is co-hosted by CSME and the Department of Biology. Abstract: Classroom practices affect student behavior, and by extension, their learning.  Through studying how students discuss clicker questions in active learning classrooms, […]


Cynthia Passmore – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Feb 2)

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<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Learning about versus figuring out: Engaging students in the practice of modeling in the science classroom Cynthia Passmore – University of California, Davis February 2, 2017 Co-hosted by CSME and the College of Education Abstract: Abstract: In America’s diverse classrooms, teachers of science are being asked to attend to and foster student […]


Lauren Barth-Cohen leads CSME Exchange (Jan 12)

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The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Possible models for a STEM education research graduate program Lauren Barth-Cohen, University of Utah (College of Education) Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 INSCC room 345  12-1pm Lunch will […]


MSSST project presentations (Dec 5-8)

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  Students in the Master of Science for Secondary School Teachers (MSSST) program presented their Master’s projects December 5-8, 2016.                 Presentation Schedule   Monday, December 5: 4:00pm: “Development of Methods for Cleaning Adsorbed Bisphenol-A From Titanium Dioxide Nanotube-Based Arrays Used for Electrocatalytic Degradation”  – Carol Overson 4:40pm: “Comparisons […]