Integrated Science Program

Student Publications, Presentations, and Posters

Current Students

 

Emilia Ertz

Presentations:
Ertz, E. and S. Mattox. 2014. Using isochrons to constrain geologic history. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Lansing, MI.

 

 

Claire Sobolak

Presentations:
Sobolak, C. and S. Mattox. 2014. An integrated approach to teaching the geology of Hawaiian shield volcanoes. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Lansing, MI.

 

 

Sara Tiesenga

Presentations:
Woller-Skar, M., N. Rogness, and S. Tiesenga. 2013. Kisses in the classroom. Super Science Saturday, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Dobson, C. and S. Tiesenga. 2013. Flying fruit: Science in action! G3 Camp, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

 

 

Barbara Wheeler

Presentations:
Wheeler, B. and S. Mattox. 2014. Can I grow enough trees to offset my carbon footprint? Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Lansing, MI.

   
   

 

 

Alumni

   

Melissa Arsulowicz

Presentations:
Arsulowicz, M., S. Mattox, and Z. Schaefer. 2007. Connecting modern fish to their ancient ancestors. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Detroit, MI.

   

Alicia Bennett

Publications:
Bennett, A. and C. Dobson. 2009. The biodiversity invasion. 5E lesson plan.

Presentations:
Bennett, A. and C. Dobson. 2007. Biodiversity invasion. Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   

Christina Billman

Posters:
Luxford, K., C. Billman, E. Yezierski, and D. Herrington. 2008. Target inquiry: Can professional development overcome barriers to inquiry instruction? 20th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Bloomington, IN.

Billman, C., E. Yezierski, and D. Herrington. 2009. Target inquiry: Teacher-perceived barriers to inquiry instruction. Student Scholarship Day, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   

Mary Bliss

Publications:
Bliss, M. and S. Mattox. 2006. Is this a normal winter? MSTA Journal, 51(1):5-13.

Presentations:
Sullivan, S., M. Bliss, K. Kidwell, and S. Mattox. 2006. Engaging middle school students in analysis/evaluation of weather data. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Lansing, MI.

   
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Tonia Brower

Presentations:
Brower, T., S. Joseph, C. VanderVelde, and S. Mattox. 2007. Using topographic maps to explore volcanoes. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Detroit, MI.

   

Stacey (Arehart) Brusselmans

Publications:
Dobson, C., S. Brusselmans, S. Ruddy, and J. Swidorski. 2013. Forest for the trees: 5E lesson addresses NGSS. 2013. MSTA Journal, 58(2):1-8.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2008. Forest for the trees. 5E lesson plan.

Presentations:
Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2008. Seeing the forest for the trees. Fire Up! Student Conference, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2007. Forest ecology in the classroom. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Detroit, MI.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2007. Forest ecology in the classroom. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2006. Seeing the forest for the trees. Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   
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Kristy Butler

Presentations:
Butler, K. and S. Mattox. 2010. Connecting zoo animals to major evolutionary changes and geologic time. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Lansing, MI.

Butler, K. and S. Mattox. 2009. Comparing the Grand Rapids Press to Michigan's HS graduation requirements. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Detroit, MI.

   

Ashley Capps

Publications:
Capps, A. and C. Dobson. 2007. Life science arcade addresses standards. MSTA Journal, 52(2):55.

Capps, A. and C. Dobson. 2006. Life Science Arcade. GVSU Regional Math & Science Center website.

Presentations:
Capps, A. and C. Dobson. 2007. Life science arcade. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Capps, A. and C. Dobson. 2006. Science arcade games. Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   
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Patrick Coffey

Publications:
Coffey, P. and S. Mattox. 2006. Take a tumble: Weathering and erosion using a tock tumbler. Science Scope, 29(6):33-37.

   
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Jamie Cummings

Publications:
Cummings, J. and S. Mattox. 2009. The importance of poop (coprolites). MSTA Journal, 54(2):56-59.

   
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Allie Davis

Publications:
Davis, A. 2008. Birds and dinosaurs: How do we know they are related? Evolution in the Classroom: Teachers Resources 2008 CD, The Geological Society of America.

   
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Emily Dryer

Publications:
Dryer, E. and S. Mattox. 2008. Is it a Horse? Of Course. MSTA Journal, 53(2):47-50.

Presentations:
Vandyke, K., E. Dreyer, D. Pas, and S. Mattox. 2008. Using trade books to teach about soils, gold, and the evolution of horses. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

   

Kristina Emery

Posters:
Emery, K., D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. 2009. Target inquiry: A teacher case study. Student Scholarship Day, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Emery, K., D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. 2008. Target inquiry: How do teachers' perceptions of inquiry instruction in the classroom change? 20th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Bloomington, IN.

   

Michelle Frasco

Publications:
Frasco, M. and C. Dobson. 2010. Moss, beech trees, and stemflow: Integrated science. MSTA Journal, 55(1):27-35.

Presentations:
Frasco, M. and S. Mattox. 2009. Activities to discover your students' perceptions of geologic time. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Detroit, MI.

Frasco, M. and S. Mattox. 2008. Students' conceptions and misconceptions about the age of geologic materials and character and timing of geologic ages. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

Frasco, M. 2008. Overcoming barriers in geoscience education at the elementary level. Student Summer Scholars Showcase, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   

Megan Gauss

Publications:
Gauss, M. and C. Dobson. 2006. The biodiversity box: Inquiry science at the elementary level. MSTA Journal, 51(2):31-32.

Guass, M. and C. Dobson. 2006. The biodiversity box. 5E lesson plan.

Presentations:
Gauss, M., J. Green, J. Jones, L. Neilson, and C. Dobson. 2006. Teach ecology with the Five Es. Fire Up! Student Conference, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Gauss, M., J. Green, J. Jones, L. Neilson, and C. Dobson. 2005. Multiple ideas for making ecology fun! Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mi.

Rachael Gonsior

Presentations:
Gonsior, R. and C. Dobson. 2009. What every non-science major should know about teaching science. Fire Up! Student Conference, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   
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Jared Green

Presentations:
Gauss, M., J. Green, J. Jones, L. Neilson, and C. Dobson. 2006. Teach ecology with the Five Es. Fire Up! Student Conference, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Gauss, M., J. Green, J. Jones, L. Neilson, and C. Dobson. 2005. Multiple ideas for making ecology fun! Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mi.

   

Joe Grit

Posters:
Grit, J., D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. Can we improve research experiences to better address Nature of Science concepts? 243rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA.

   

Samantha Haugen

Posters:
Haugen, S., S. Newenhouse, D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. 2011. Inquiry instruction: The more you know, the less you think you know. American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

   
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Molly Hazel

Presentations:
Hazel, M. and S. Mattox. 2009. Visualizing the impact of burning coal. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Detroit, MI.

   
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Pamela Hendershot

Publications:
Joseph, J., S. Tlachac, and P. Hendershot. 2005. Science games for the upper elementary and middle school classrooms. MSTA Journal, 50(2):31-34.

   
Stacia Schipper

Stacia (Schipper) Herson

Publications:
Schipper, S. and S. Mattox. 2010. Using Google Earth to study the basic characteristics of volcanoes. Science Scope, 34(3):28-37.

Presentations:
Schipper, S. and S. Mattox. 2010. Using on-going eruptions to study the basic characteristics of volcanoes. National Science Teachers Association National Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Mattox, S. and S. Schipper. 2010. Using on-going eruptions to study the basic characteristics of volcanoes. Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, MI.

Posters:
Schipper, S. 2010. Using on-going eruptions to study the basic characteristics of volcanoes.Student Scholars Day, Grand Valley State University, MI.

   
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Heather Hill

Publications:
Hill, H. 2008. Fossil vertebrates from land to water (Tiktaalik lab). Evolution in the Classroom: Teachers Resources 2008 CD, The Geological Society of America.

   

Shannon (Sullivan) Jameson

Publications:
Sullivan, S. and S. Mattox, 2005. Is Punxsutawney Phil Right? Using Groundhog Day to Teach Statistics and the Nature of Science. MSTA Journal, 50(1):26-29.


Presentations:
Sullivan, S., M. Bliss, K. Kidwell, and S. Mattox. 2006. Engaging middle school students in analysis/evaluation of weather data. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Lansing, MI.

   

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Kimberly Jenerou

Publications:
Mattox, S., K. Jenerou, H. Lenzo, and C. King. 2012. Michigan's ride on the North American plate. MSTA Journal, 57(2):5-17.

Wolfinger, C., S. Mattox, and K. Jenerou. 2011. Representation of gender and race of scientists in children’s earth science trade books. MSTA Journal, 56(2):19-22.

   

Jenna Jones

Presentations:
Gauss, M., J. Green, J. Jones, L. Neilson, and C. Dobson. 2006. Teach ecology with the Five Es. Fire Up! Student Conference, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Gauss, M., J. Green, J. Jones, L. Neilson, and C. Dobson. 2005. Multiple ideas for making ecology fun! Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mi.

   
Sally Joseph

Sally Joseph

Publications:
Joseph, S. and C. Dobson. 2010. Life Science Arcade aligned with 2009 Science GLCEs. MSTA Journal, 55(2):64.

Presentations:
Brower, T., S. Joseph, C. VanderVelde, and S. Mattox. 2007. Using topographic maps to explore volcanoes. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Detroit, MI.

   

Laura Kennedy

Publications:
Kennedy, L.., E. Yezierski, and D. Herrington. 2008. Whose science is it anyway? Models of science according to chemistry students, faculty, and teachers. The Science Educator, 17(1):1-9.

Presentations:
Kennedy, L.., E. Yezierski, and D. Herrington. 2008. Target inquiry: Teacher professional development impacts on classroom practices and teacher beliefs about inquiry instruction. 235th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Kennedy, L.., E. Yezierski, and D. Herrington. 2008. Target inquiry: Teacher professional development impacts on classroom practices and teacher beliefs about inquiry instruction. Student Scholarship Day, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Posters:
Kennedy, L.., E. Yezierski, and D. Herrington. 2007. Whose science is it anyway? Models of science according to chemistry students, faculty, and teachers. 223rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Kennedy, L.., E. Yezierski, and D. Herrington. 2007. Whose science is it anyway? Models of science according to chemistry students, faculty, and teachers. Student Scholarship Day, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   
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Jessica Ketelaar

Presentations:
Mattox, S. and J. Ketelaar. 2012. Teaching basic mineralogy and map skills while searching for a diamond deposit. National Science Teachers Association National Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Ketelaar, J. and S. Mattox. 2011. Finding your diamond deposit. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

   

Kristen Kidwell

Presentations:
Sullivan, S., M. Bliss, K. Kidwell, and S. Mattox. 2006. Engaging middle school students in analysis/evaluation of weather data. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Lansing, MI.

   
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Nicole Kildau

Publications:
Russo, J., S. Mattox, and N. Kildau. 2010. Predicting the timing and location of the next Hawaiian volcano. Science Scope, 33(5):32-38.

Presentations:
Russo, J., S. Mattox, and N. Kildau. 2008. Predicting the timing and location of the next major Hawaiian volcano. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

   
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Kenneth King

Presentations:
King, K. and S. Mattox. 2006. Exploring the geology of the Ice Mountain bottled-water site. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Lansing, MI.

   
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Brandon Klein

Posters:
Winters, B., B. Klein, and E. Yezierski. 2006. New territory: POGIL for pre-service teachers. 3rd POGIL National Meeting, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC.

   
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Tameron Klumpel

Presentations:
Postema, D., T. Klumpel, and C. Dobson. 2008. Teach inquiry and ecology using pillbugs. Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   

Eric Laney

Publications:
Laney, E. and S. Mattox. 2007. Using simple 3-D clay models to understand the paths taken by lava flows, mudflows, and pyroclastic flows. Science Scope, 30(3):22-25.

   

Danielle Leys

Presentations:
Leys, D. and S. Mattox. 2007. Exploring students conceptions and misconceptions of volcanoes. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Detroit, MI.

   

Cynthia Luxford

Publications:
Herrington, D., E. Yezierski, K. Luxford, and C. Luxford. 2011. Target inquiry: Changing teachers' beliefs about inquiry instruction and their classroom practice. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 12:74-84.

Posters:
Luxford, C., D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. 2007. Target inquiry: How does a chemistry research experience impact teachers' perceptions of science? 223rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Luxford, C., D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. 2007. Target inquiry: How does a chemistry research experience impact teachers' perceptions of science? Student Scholarship Day, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   

Karen Luxford

Publications:
Herrington, D., E. Yezierski, and K. Luxford. 2012. Target inquiry: Helping teachers use a research experience to transform their teaching practices. Journal of Chemical Education, 89(4):442-448.

Herrington, D., E. Yezierski, K. Luxford, and C. Luxford. 2011. Target inquiry: Changing teachers' beliefs about inquiry instruction and their classroom practice. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 12:74-84.

Presentations:
Luxford, K., D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. 2009. Target inquiry: Shifting high school chemistry teachers' beliefs about inquiry instruction. 238th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Posters:
Luxford, K., D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. 2009. Target inquiry: Can professional development change teachers' beliefs and instructional practices? Student Scholarship Day, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Luxford, K., D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. 2009. Target inquiry: Can professional development change teachers' beliefs and instructional practices? 237th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Luxford, K., C. Billman, E. Yezierski, and D. Herrington. 2008. Target inquiry: Can professional development overcome barriers to inquiry instruction? 20th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Bloomington, IN.

Luxford, K., E. Yezierski, and D. Herrington. 2008. Target inquiry: Can professional development overcome barriers to inquiry instruction? Second Annual West Michigan Regional Undergraduate Science Research Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

   
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Heather Miller

Publications:
Burton, S., H. Miller, and C. Roosinck. 2007. Fall colors, temperature, and day length: Students use Internet data to explore the relationship between seasonal patterns and climate. The Science Teacher, 74(6):31-37.

Posters:
Roosinck, C. and H. Miller. 2006. Abiotic factors associated with the timing of peak color changes in deciduous trees. Student Scholarship Day, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   

Lauren Neilson

Presentations:
Gauss, M., J. Green, J. Jones, L. Neilson, and C. Dobson. 2006. Teach ecology with the Five Es. Fire Up! Student Conference, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Gauss, M., J. Green, J. Jones, L. Neilson, and C. Dobson. 2005. Multiple ideas for making ecology fun! Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mi.

   

Sherri Newenhouse

Posters:
Haugen, S., S. Newenhouse, D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. 2011. Inquiry instruction: The more you know, the less you think you know. American Chemical Society National  Meeting, Anaheim, CA.

   
Stephanie Haley

Stephanie (Haley) Oostdyk

Publications:
Dobson, C., S. Oostdyk, and P. Radtke. 2013. Next Generation Science Standards: Lost in the woods? Science Scope, 37(1):53-59.

Presentations:
Dobson, C. and S. Haley. 2013. Next Generation Science Standards: Lost in the woods? Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Ypsilanti, MI.

Dobson, C., S. Haley, and P. Radtke. 2012. Next Generation Science Standards: Lost in the woods? Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Dobson, C. and S. Haley. 2012. Global climate change and integrated science. National Science Teachers Association National Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Dobson, C., S. Haley, A. Scott, and E. Naegle. 2011. Global climate change and integrated science. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Naegle, E., S. Haley, A. Scott, and C. Dobson. 2010. Global climate change and integrated science. Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   

Andrea Palazzolo

Publications:
Zeeff, C., A. Palazzolo, and C. Dobson. 2007. Doing sophisticated science simply: Help students understand the nature and methods of science. Science Scope, 31(2):72-73.

   
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Diane Pas

Publications:
Pas, D. and S. Mattox. 2008. Digging up dirt. MSTA Journal, 53(2):44-46.

Presentations:
Vandyke, K., E. Dreyer, D. Pas, and S. Mattox. 2008. Using trade books to teach about soils, gold, and the evolution of horses. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

   
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Dan Postema

Publications:
Dobson, C. and D. Postema. 2014. The amazing ecology of terrestrial isopods: Third-grade students investigate roly-polies to learn about ecosystems. Science and Children, 51(7):60-66.

Presentations:
Postema, D. 2009. Alien invaders underneath logs! Exploring pillbug habitat and behavior. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Detroit, MI.

Postema, D., T. Klumpel, and C. Dobson. 2008. Teach inquiry and ecology using pillbugs. Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   

Patricia Radtke

Publications:
Dobson, C., S. Oostdyk, and P. Radtke. 2013. Next Generation Science Standards: Lost in the woods? Science Scope, 37(1):53-59.

Presentations:
Dobson, C., S. Haley, and P. Radtke. 2012. Next Generation Science Standards: Lost in the woods? Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   
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Lisa Richardson

Posters:
Mattox, S. and L. Richardson. 2005. Viewing the geologic timeline from the perspective of integrated science. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

   
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Crystal Robinson

Publications:
Robinson, C. 2008. Exploring the evolution of sharks. Evolution in the Classroom: Teachers Resources 2008 CD, The Geological Society of America.

   
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Carrie Roosinck

Publications:
Burton, S., H. Miller, and C. Roosinck. 2007. Fall colors, temperature, and day length: Students use Internet data to explore the relationship between seasonal patterns and climate. The Science Teacher, 74(6):31-37.

Posters:
Roosinck, C. and H. Miller. 2006. Abiotic factors associated with the timing of peak color changes in deciduous trees. Student Scholarship Day, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   

Sasha Ruddy

Publications:
Dobson, C., S. Brusselmans, S. Ruddy, and J. Swidorski. 2013. Forest for the trees: 5E lesson addresses NGSS. 2013. MSTA Journal, 58(2):1-8.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2008. Forest for the trees. 5E lesson plan.

Presentations:
Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2008. Seeing the forest for the trees. Fire Up! Student Conference, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2007. Forest ecology in the classroom. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Detroit, MI.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2007. Forest ecology in the classroom. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2006. Seeing the forest for the trees. Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   

Joseph Russo

Publications:
Russo, J., S. Mattox, and N. Kildau. 2010. Predicting the timing and location of the next Hawaiian volcano. Science Scope, 33(5):32-38.

Presentations:
Russo, J. and S. Mattox. 2009. Exploring the timing and location of the next Hawaiian volcano. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Detroit, MI.

Russo, J., S. Mattox, and N. Kildau. 2008. Predicting the timing and location of the next major Hawaiian volcano. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

   

Zakary Schaefer

Presentations:
Arsulowicz, M., S. Mattox, and Z. Schaefer. 2007. Connecting modern fish to their ancient ancestors. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Detroit, MI.

   
Alisa Scott

Alisa Scott

Presentations:
Dobson, C., S. Haley, A. Scott, and E. Naegle. 2011. Global climate change and integrated science. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI. 

Naegle, E., S. Haley, A. Scott, and C. Dobson. 2010. Global climate change and integrated science. Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   
Stephanie Standriff

Stephanie Standriff

Publications:
Standriff, S. 2011. Sound and vibrations. MSTA Journal, 56(2):48-54.

Standriff, S. and S. Mattox, 2010. Water here, water there, water is everywhere! MSTA Journal, 55(2):72-29.

Presentations:
Mattox, S. and S. Standriff. 2012. Modeling the melting of permafrost by climate change with data from Thermochron iButtons. National Science Teachers Association National Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Standriff, S. and S. Mattox, 2011. Modeling the melting of permafrost by climate change. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Standriff, S. and S. Mattox. 2011. Modeling the melting of permafrost by climate change. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

   

Jennifer Swidorski

Publications:
Dobson, C., S. Brusselmans, S. Ruddy, and J. Swidorski. 2013. Forest for the trees: 5E lesson addresses NGSS. 2013. MSTA Journal, 58(2):1-8.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2008. Forest for the trees. 5E lesson plan.

Presentations:
Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2008. Seeing the forest for the trees. Fire Up! Student Conference, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2007. Forest ecology in the classroom. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Detroit, MI.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2007. Forest ecology in the classroom. Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids, MI.

Arehart, S., S. Ruddy, J. Swidorski, and C. Dobson. 2006. Seeing the forest for the trees. Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

   
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Sara Tlachac

Publications:
Joseph, J., S. Tlachac, and P. Hendershot. 2005. Science games for the upper elementary and middle school classrooms. MSTA Journal, 50(2):31-34.

   
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Christina VanderVelde

Presentations:
Brower, T., S. Essenmacher, C. VanderVelde, and S. Mattox. 2007. Using topographic maps to explore volcanoes. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Detroit, MI.

   
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Kari Vandyke

Publications:
Vandyke, K. and S. Mattox. 2008. Going for the gold. MSTA Journal, 53(2):51-54.

Presentations:
Vandyke, K., E. Dreyer, D. Pas, and S. Mattox. 2008. Using trade books to teach about soils, gold, and the evolution of horses. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Cincinnati, OH.

   

Leslie Wampler

Publications:
Wampler, L. and C. Dobson. 2010. Helicopter seeds and hypotheses...that's funny! Republished as a chapter in Tried and True: Time-Tested Activities for Middle School, ed. by Liftig, I., NSTA Press, National Science Teachers Association.

Wampler, L. and C. Dobson. 2010. Helicopter seeds and hypotheses...that's funny! Republished as a chapter in The Frugal Science Teacher, PreK-5, ed. by Froschauer, L., NSTA Press, National Science Teachers Association.

Wampler, L. and C. Dobson. 2010. Helicopter seeds and hypotheses...that's funny! Republished as a chapter in The Frugal Science Teacher, 6-9, ed. by Froschauer, L., NSTA Press, National Science Teachers Association.

Wampler, L. and C. Dobson. 2008. Helicopter seeds and hypotheses...that's funny! Science Scope, 32(1):72-74.

Presentations:
Wampler, L. and C. Dobson. 2008. Helicopter seeds and hypotheses...that's funny! Fall Science Update, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

Wampler, L. and C. Dobson. 2009. Helicopter seeds and hypotheses...that's funny! Michigan Science Teachers Association Annual Conference, Detroit, MI.

   

Ryan Wissner

Posters:
Wissner, R., D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. 2008. Impacts of a research experience for teachers. 235th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Wissner, R., D. Herrington, and E. Yezierski. 2008. Impacts of a research experience for teachers. Student Scholarship Day, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

   
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Christine Webster

Publications:
Mattox, S. and C. Webster. 2005. Modeling geyser eruptions in the classroom. Science Scope, 28(7):42-45.

   

Brittland Winters

Posters:
Winters, B., E. Yezierski, and D. Herrington. 2006. Relationships between inquiry-based teaching and beliefs of self-efficacy in high school chemistry. 19th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Winters, B., B. Klein, and E. Yezierski. 2006. New territory: POGIL for pre-service teachers. 3rd POGIL National Meeting, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC.

   
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Caitlin Wolfinger

Publications:
Wolfinger, C., S. Mattox, and K. Jenerou. 2011. Representation of gender and race of scientists in children’s earth science trade books. MSTA Journal, 56(2):19-22.

Presentations:
Wolfinger, C. and S. Mattox. 2007. Identifying gender and racial bias in children's earth science trade books. National Science Teachers Association Northern/Midwestern Area Conference, Detroit, MI.

   

Colleen Zeeff

Publications:
Zeeff, C., A. Palazzolo, and C. Dobson. 2007. Doing sophisticated science simply: Help students understand the nature and methods of science. Science Scope, 31(2):72-73.

Mattox, S. and Zeeff, C. 2006. The great quake of 1906. Science and Children, 44(2):14-16.

   

 

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