2019 ISTS Fall Conference

October 6-7, 2019
Pre-Conference Event
Sunday evening, October 6th, Science Center of Iowa

Monday, October 7, 2019
FFA Enrichment Center, DMACC Campus, Ankeny, Iowa

Theme: Igniting the Passion for Science

Keynote Speaker - Schedule -Breakout Sessions

Keynote Speaker

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Dr. Benjamin Herman
Associate Professor
Learning, Teaching & Curriculum
University of Missouri

Benjamin C. Herman holds a Ph.D. in Science Education with a minor in Statistics from Iowa State University. Ben has an extensive background in science and science teaching with a B.S. in Animal Ecology, an M.S. in Wildlife Resources, an M.A.T. in Science Education and experience as a certified science teacher in Iowa and Florida. His research addresses how sociocultural factors and epistemological beliefs about science and technology impact socioscientific decision-making, particularly regarding environmental issues, and how science education can better prepare people to critically engage in those issues. Ben’s scholarship has been recognized through several awards, including the prestigious NARST Early Career Research Award. He also serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Research in Science Teaching (JRST).

Breakout Sessions - Schedule

To be Announced