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Upcoming events

    • 25 Jun 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • 29 Jun 2017
    • 6:00 PM
    • UVU Field Station, Capitol Reef National Park
    • 11
    Registration is closed
    Summer Endorsement/Professional Development Series. Hosted by Utah Science Teachers Association and Utah Valley State University.

    Physical Geology: 



    Description: This course will focus on learning and teaching physical geology and matter.  This week long course will include inquiry style learning with methods to reach and engage students in the study of physical geology.  Fabulous daytime hikes and viewing opportunities occur each day of the course.

    Instructor: Ty Robinson


    Course Contact: Duane Merrell
                              801-422-2255
                              duane_merrell@byu.edu
                                       

    IMPORTANT COURSE INFORMATION:
    • 3 semester hours UVU credit is included.
    • Overnight accommodation and Meals will be provided for all participants.
    • You will need to arrive at Capitol Reef UVU Field Station on Sunday Evening June 25th and the course will end early afternoon of June 29th.

    Registration Costs are to cover the course instructor, meeting location(s), supplies, college credit recording fee, housing and meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner during stay).  NOTE: If you are not a current member of USTA you can renew your membership or join the Utah Science Teachers Association today ($6-10/year) and save $250 on your registration costs.  To join today, CLICK HERE.

    By registering and paying, you agree that if you are not able to attend you will cancel at least 4 weeks before the class starts or your registration fees will be forfeited.

    • 26 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 30 Jun 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • Brigham Young University, Provo Utah N-106 Eyring Science Center
    • 18
    Summer Endorsement/Professional Development Series. Hosted by Utah Science Teachers Association and Utah Valley State University.

    Elementary STEM: Matter

    Description: Elementary STEM Matter Course.

    Instructor: Josh Stowers, Adam Mitchell

    Course Contact: Duane Merrell
                              801-422-2255
                              duane_merrell@byu.edu

    IMPORTANT COURSE INFORMATION:
    • 3 semester hours credit is included
    • Lunch is provided each day
    • Each student is responsible for housing (if needed)

    Registration Costs are to cover the course instructor, meeting location(s), supplies, college credit recording fee, and meals (lunch for each full day).  NOTE: If you are not a current member of USTA you can renew your membership or join the Utah Science Teachers Association today ($6-10/year) and save $100 on your registration costs.  To join today, CLICK HERE.

    By registering and paying, you agree that if you are not able to attend you will cancel at least 2 weeks before the class starts or your registration fees will be forfeited.

    • 10 Jul 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • 14 Jul 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • Oak Canyon Jr. High, Lindon
    • 10
    Summer Endorsement/Professional Development Series. Hosted by Utah Science Teachers Association, Brigham Young University, and Utah Valley University.

    Secondary Science Instructional Methods: Bringing Students Doing Science Back Into The Science Classroom.



    Description: Top-notch, exciting, engaging, and just plain fun, this class is designed for teachers in all stages of their career who are interested in bringing the excitement of science into the classroom.  The investigations used in the course are Core specific and designed for teachers to implement inquiry investigations from the course in their own classrooms.

    Instructor: Doug Panee & Darren Hodges & Josh Stowers & Duane Merrell

    Course Contact: Duane Merrell
                              801-422-2255
                              
    duane_merrell@byu.edu

    IMPORTANT COURSE INFORMATION:
    • 3 semester hours of BYU Credit. 
    • Lunch is provided each day.
    • Each student is responsible for housing and travel.

    NOTE: If you are not a current member of USTA you can renew or join and save $250 on registration today.  Join the Utah Science Teachers Association today ($6-10/year) and save on your registration costs.  To join today, CLICK HERE.

    By registering and paying, you agree that if you are not able to attend you will cancel at least 4 weeks before the class starts or your registration fees will be forfeited.

    • 10 Jul 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • 14 Jul 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • Oak Canyon Jr. High, Lindon
    • 27
    USTA STEM: Nature of Science and Engineering 

    Elementary STEM Nature of Science and Engineering 2017



    Description: Elementary STEM Nature of Science and Engineering.  Meets requirements for Elementary STEM Endorsement.

    Instructor: Doug Panee & Darren Hodges & Josh Stowers & Duane Merrell & Adam Mitchell

    Course Contact: Duane Merrell
                              801-422-2255
                              
    duane_merrell@byu.edu

    IMPORTANT COURSE INFORMATION:
    • 3 semester hours 
    • Lunch is provided each day.
    • Each student is responsible for housing and travel.

    NOTE: $250 for the course USTA members $350 for non members.  (Join USTA to save $100)

    By registering and paying, you agree that if you are not able to attend you will cancel at least 4 weeks before the class starts or your registration fees will be forfeited.

    • 25 Jul 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 29 Jul 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • Brigham Young University, Provo Utah N-106 Eyring Science Center
    • 18
    Summer Endorsement/Professional Development Series. Hosted by Utah Science Teachers Association and Utah Valley State University.

    Elementary STEM: Energy

    Description: Elementary STEM Energy Course.

    Instructor: Adam Mitchell, Josh Stowers

    Course Contact: Duane Merrell
                              801-422-2255
                              duane_merrell@byu.edu

    IMPORTANT COURSE INFORMATION:
    • 3 semester hours credit is included
    • Lunch is provided each day
    • Each student is responsible for housing (if needed)

    Registration Costs are to cover the course instructor, meeting location(s), supplies, college credit recording fee, and meals (lunch for each full day).  NOTE: If you are not a current member of USTA you can renew your membership or join the Utah Science Teachers Association today ($6-10/year) and save $100 on your registration costs.  To join today, CLICK HERE.

    By registering and paying, you agree that if you are not able to attend you will cancel at least 2 weeks before the class starts or your registration fees will be forfeited.

Past events

18 Jun 2017 USTA/PTRA Summer Professional Development and Endorsement Course - Astronomy 2017
12 Jun 2017 STEM Elementary Endorsement Course: Engineering Practices
12 Jun 2017 Summer Professional Development and Endorsement Course - Chemistry 1
05 Jun 2017 USTA/PTRA Advanced Physics with Labs and Demonstrations
05 Jun 2017 STEM Elementary Endorsement Course: Forces
05 Jun 2017 USTA/PTRA Summer Professional Development and Endorsement Course - Physics 2 2017
02 Mar 2017 Mysteries At The Dinosaur Quarry: Analyzing Fossil Evidence To Construct Explanations.
10 Feb 2017 2017 USTA Awards Banquet
10 Feb 2017 2017 USTA Conference
26 Oct 2016 Christa McAuliffe Space Center
21 Oct 2016 Mrs. Cavanaugh's Chocolate Factory Tour
15 Oct 2016 Trilobite day
01 Oct 2016 USTA Day - Spiral Jetty
10 Sep 2016 Antelope Island
31 Jul 2016 Summer Endorsement Course - Astronomy
25 Jul 2016 Summer Endorsement Course - Historical Geology
11 Jul 2016 Canceled June 1, 2016 Summer Endorsement Course - Evolutionary Biology 2016
27 Jun 2016 Summer Endorsement Course - Secondary Science Instructional Methods
13 Jun 2016 Summer Endorsement Course - Chemistry 2
06 Jun 2016 Summer Endorsement Course - Physics 1 Course
05 Feb 2016 2016 USTA Awards Banquet
05 Feb 2016 2016 USTA Conference
03 Oct 2015 USTA Days - North Davis Sewage Treatment Center
03 Oct 2015 USTA Days - Lego Mindstorm Training
26 Sep 2015 USTA Days - Wheeler Historic Farm
12 Sep 2015 USTA Days - Exploring the Great Salt Lake
06 Jul 2015 Summer Endorsement Course - Comparative Zoology for Secondary Educators
29 Jun 2015 Summer Endorsement Course - Science Methods
21 Jun 2015 Summer Endorsement Course - Physical Geology
15 Jun 2015 Summer Endorsement Course - Statistics for Educators
15 Jun 2015 Summer Endorsement Course - Organic Chemistry 1 for Secondary Educators
14 Jun 2015 Summer Endorsement Course - Astronomy
08 Jun 2015 Summer Endorsement Course - Chemistry 1
08 Jun 2015 Summer Endorsement Course - Physics 2
06 Feb 2015 2015 USTA Awards Banquet
06 Feb 2015 2015 USTA Conference
11 Oct 2014 USTA Day - Redmond Salt Factory
11 Oct 2014 USTA Day - Crater Day
11 Oct 2014 USTA Day - Spiral Jetty
11 Oct 2014 USTA Day - Fire and Glass
04 Aug 2014 Summer Endorsement Course - Statistics for Educators
14 Jul 2014 Summer Endorsement Course - Evolutionary Biololgy
07 Jul 2014 Summer Endorsement Course - Secondary Science Instructional Methods
22 Jun 2014 Summer Endorsement Course - Astronomy
16 Jun 2014 Summer Endorsement Course - Advanced Physics for Teachers
16 Jun 2014 Summer Endorsement Course - Chemistry
16 Jun 2014 Summer Endorsement Course - Physics 1
07 Feb 2014 2014 USTA Awards Banquet
07 Feb 2014 2014 USTA Conference
19 Oct 2013 USTA Day - Capitol Reef Nation Park
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