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Specialized Lesson Plans|Science Posse

Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches in the K-12 classroom.

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Help students strengthen their science practices using Madagascar hissing cockroaches.

Lesson 1, "Asking Questions" by Science Posse Fellow Emeritus, Marjie MacGregor is now available.

Download the teacher's guide here!

Download the student lab manual here!

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Jan Truchot
Program Coordinator
Email: scienceposse@uwyo.edu
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When are we ever going to use this stuff anyway?

The Fellows are eager to work with you to show how what you teach is connected and relevant to their work in the real world.

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"We don't come to teach your lessons.

We come to show how what you teach is relevant to what we do in the real world."

Energy and Engineering

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Trevor LeValley
clean energy
engineering design

Atmospheric Science

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Phil Bergmaier
weather
clouds and satellites
weather balloons and instrumentation
aircraft research techniques
radar
weather forecasting
graphing and plotting methods

Geophysics/Planetary Science

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Daniel Allen
physics
astronomy
planetary geology/science
remote sensing
space exploration

Mathematics

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Paige Copenhaver
statistical modeling

Mathematics

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Michael Huntington
graph theory
the cycloid
mathematical modeling
number theory
geometry
problems with prime numbers,
combinatorics

Mathematics

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Mikey Tabak
mathematical modeling in ecology

Mathematics

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Trevor LeValley

Mathematics

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Nicholas Dowie
game theory as applied to coevolution and symbiotic interactions

GPS/GIS/Spatial Analysis

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Paige Copenhaver

Microbiology

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Jacob Greenlee
microbiology in daily life
medical microbiology
(diseases, treatments, and prevention),
environmental microbiology
(bioremediation, nutrient cycles, symbiosis),
virology
DNA and genetics
(including genetic engineering)
food microbiology
(production, cleanliness, etc.)
sterile techniques

Chemistry and Physics

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Trevor LeValley
general physics topics
general chemistry

Physics

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Phil Bergmaier
electromagnetic radiation
thermodynamics

Ecology/Botany

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Paige Copenhaver
ecology: forests, vegetation, communities
dendroecology
biogeography
climate change/ climate modeling

Ecology/Zoology

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Mikey Tabak
mathematical modeling in ecology
animal biology
conservation biology
animal dissections
genetics
evolution
natural selection

Botany/Mycology

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Nicholas Dowie
mycology
botany
Plants and Society
evolution and coevolution
symbioses and game theory
phylogenetics and biogeography
techniques in molecular biology
mushroom cultivation and cloning
sterile technique and culturing
commercial salmon fishing and management

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