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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8th Grade Science [clear filter]
Friday, February 7


Ecology Around You
Tried, true, and inexpensive activities designed to get kids thinking about the environment, sustainability their place in the world.


Friday February 7, 2014 11:00am - 11:50am
3rd Level - Hobble Creek


Engaging 8th graders
Sharing & demonstrating creative ways to engage 8th graders in learning the 8th grade curriculum.

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Joleen Reddish

South Jordan Middle School

Friday February 7, 2014 12:40pm - 1:30pm
2nd Level - Ballroom C


Embedding Literacy Standards for Science and Technical Subjects into our Utah State Science Core
Teachers will understand the rationale for embedding literacy into science, as well as learn several methods to help scaffold difficult text, explicitly teach vocabulary, and develop meaningful writing prompts.


Rachel Hill

Canyons School District

Friday February 7, 2014 1:40pm - 2:30pm
3rd Level - Hobble Creek