NebraskaSCIENCE Newsletter - March 2016

NMSSI offers five courses for science teachers

CSCE 890: Robotics for Teachers, 2015The Nebraska Math and Science Summer Institutes has lots of good news! The 20 percent tuition discount for all in-person NMSSI courses for current Nebraska teachers has been approved by UNL, and we have five courses – two of which are brand-new! – to offer to science teachers this summer. Continue reading…

Scientific literacy talk rescheduled for March 17

Dr. Troy Sadler, March 17Dr. Troy Sadler, professor of science education at the University of Missouri and director of the ReSTEM Institute: Reimagining & Researching STEM Education, will review research on socio-scientific issues in scientific literacy on Thursday, March 17, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Henzlik Hall. Continue reading…

Behlen Observatory open house March 11

Jupiter RisingBehlen Observatory will be open to the public on the evening of Friday, March 11, from 7-10 p.m. If the weather is clear, attendees will be able to see the Great Orion Nebula, the Andromeda Galaxy, a thin Crescent Moon, and Jupiter. The Society of Physics Students will have physics demonstrations. Continue reading…

Griep publishes new book

Guidebook for the Sharing Cycle of Science Learning: A Method to Connect Tribal College Science Lab Courses to Community Topics by Mark GriepMark Griep, an associate professor of Chemistry, recently published a "Guidebook for the Sharing Cycle of Science Learning: A Method to Connect Tribal College Science Lab Courses to Community Topics". Continue reading…

Originally published March 7, 2016 - Submit an Item