Welcome to the 2014 USTA Conference!!!

Utah Valley Convention Center - Provo, UT

We have worked hard to make sure that there is something for every science teacher at every hour of the conference.  Please make sure that after a breakout session you take the time to fill out a survey.  Every survey you fill out is an entry into our raffle for some great prizes to use in the classroom and on your free time.

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Friday, February 7 • 2:40pm - 3:30pm
From Junk to Robots: Exploring science and engineering through creative activities

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Science is the journey of exploration. This workshop will emphasize hands-on activities, teaching application of science and engineering concepts, with materials found in every school, office, or home junk drawer.Ê This will be a fun, engaging workshop where ideas can be shared, teamwork demonstrated and new ideas formed. Participants will engage in planning, design and building.Ê Curriculum ideas will be presented along with tools to highlight important STEM principles. Additional information will be presented on STEM materials and curriculum available through USU Extension.ÊÊ Ê


Vernon Parent

Extension Associate Professor, USU Extension
Vernon Parent has been teaching and mentoring youth for most of his life. As an early peer mentor in Silicon Valley California, Vernon taught inner city kids about natural systems working in coastal tidal pools and forest ecosystems. Since that time he has worked with youth of all... Read More →

Friday February 7, 2014 2:40pm - 3:30pm PST
2nd Level - Ballroom B

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