Iowa Science Teaching Section (ISTS) Journal

Please read the disclaimer at the bottom of the page.

Future issues of the ISTS Journal will be published as a special section in the Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science.

 The issues of the Iowa Science Teachers Journal (ISTJ) below were funded, in part, by the Iowa Math and Science Education Partnership (IMSEP).

The issues of the Iowa Science Teachers Journal (ISTJ) below were funded, in part, by the Iowa Math and Science Education Partnership (IMSEP).

Scroll down to view past issues of the ISTS Journal. Open the Table of Contents to view the full title and author(s) of each article. Click on article buttons to read the articles. 

Volume 39, Issue 1; Winter 2012

Editor: Dr. Jerrid Kruse

Associate Editors: Dr. Michael P. Clough, Jesse Wilcox

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 38, Issue 3: Fall 2011

Editor: Dr. Jerrid Kruse

Associate Editors: Dr. Michael P. Clough, Jesse Wilcox

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 38, Issue 2: Spring 2011

Editor: Dr. Jerrid Kruse

Associate Editor: Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 38, Issue 1: Winter 2011

Editor: Dr. Jerrid Kruse

Associate Editor: Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 37, Issue 3: Fall 2010

Editor: Dr. Jerrid Kruse

Associate Editor: Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 37, Issue 2: Spring 2010

Editor: Dr. Jerrid Kruse

Associate Editor: Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 37, Issue 1: Winter 2010

Editor: Dr. Jerrid Kruse

Associate Editor: Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 36, Issue 3: Fall 2009

Editor: Dr. Jerrid Kruse

Associate Editor: Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 36, Issue 2: Spring 2009

Editor: Dr. Jerrid Kruse

Associate Editor: Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 36, Issue 1: Winter 2009

Editor: Dr. Jerrid Kruse

Associate Editor: Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 35, Issue 3: Fall 2008

Editor: Dr. Jerrid Kruse

Associate Editor: Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 35, Issue 2, Spring 2008

Editor
Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 35, Issue 1, Winter 2008

Editor
Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 34, Issue 3, Fall 2007

Editor
Dr. Michael P. Clough

Associate Editor
Jerrid Kruse

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 34, Issue 2, Spring 2007

Editor
Dr. Michael P. Clough

Associate Editor
Jerrid Kruse

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 34, Issue 1, Winter 2007

Editor
Dr. Michael P. Clough

Associate Editor
Jerrid Kruse

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 33, Issue 3, Fall 2006

Editor
Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 33, Issue 2, Spring 2006

Editor
Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 33, Issue 1, Winter 2006

Editor
Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


Volume 32, Issue 3, Fall 2005

Editor
Dr. Michael P. Clough

Managing Editor
Joe Taylor


DISCLAIMER: Experiments, laboratory exercises, lecture demonstrations, instructional settings, and other descriptions involving the use of chemicals, equipment, and instructional methods are presented in this journal as illustrative and directed at qualified science teachers. Manuscripts are reviewed to monitor the safe use of chemicals, materials, and equipment and to encourage the safe selection of instructional settings and methods, however the Iowa Academy of Science and Iowa Science Teachers Section does not assume any responsibility for the use or recommendations made in its published materials. Before implementing any materials published in this journal, users should carefully read all directions, consider all safety concerns, and make appropriate decisions based upon the age and abilities of the targeted audience. The user of any published materials from the Iowa Science Teachers Journal agrees to hold the Iowa Academy of Science and Iowa Science Teachers Section harmless and waive any and all claims against the Iowa Academy of Science and Iowa Science Teachers Section, their officers, directors, editors, reviewers, members, employees, attorneys, agents, successors and assigns, resulting from any and all liabilities incurred as a result of implementing or attempting to implement any materials and ideas described.