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Iowa Science Teachers Journal

1964

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Review - Let's Explore The Atom, Lindy Solon Jan 1964

Review - Let's Explore The Atom, Lindy Solon

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

This book is a must for all elementary and junior high science teachers. One idea from this book will point up the new techniques of presenting static charges.


Open Letter From The Advertising Editor, David L. Fagle Jan 1964

Open Letter From The Advertising Editor, David L. Fagle

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

As each edition of the Iowa Science Teachers' Journal comes off the press it is evident that this publication is growing in quality and gaining much needed support. In the first edition not a single advertisement appeared but in the second edition one ad was in evidence.


Open Letter From Consulting Editor, Donald Biggs Jan 1964

Open Letter From Consulting Editor, Donald Biggs

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

This issue marks the third appearance of the Iowa Science Teachers' Journal. Having taken part in the planning of this publication from its earliest stages to the present, I can say only that I am elated and not a little surprised.


Table Of Contents Jan 1964

Table Of Contents

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

No abstract provided.


News And Notes - Ford-Future Scientists Of American Awards Jan 1964

News And Notes - Ford-Future Scientists Of American Awards

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The National Science Teachers Association has announced the Ford Motor Company's sponsorship of the 1963-64 Future Scientists of America Award.


Events And Dates To Remember Jan 1964

Events And Dates To Remember

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

A listing of several science-related events happening in Iowa during spring 1964.


News And Notes - Physics Teacher Recognition Program Jan 1964

News And Notes - Physics Teacher Recognition Program

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The American Association of Physics Teachers, with the support of the Carnegie Corporation, has developed a plan to give signal recognition and encouragement on a national basis to those high school teachers of physics who have outstanding competence in the subject they teach.


News And Notes - Ista To Meet In Decorah Jan 1964

News And Notes - Ista To Meet In Decorah

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

All ISTA members will want to make plans for attending our first meeting as a section of the Academy of Science.


News And Notes - Sci Space-Science Symposium Jan 1964

News And Notes - Sci Space-Science Symposium

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The Science Department of the State College of Iowa wishes to announce that a Space-Science Symposium will convene on the campus on March 13 and 14, 1964. Science teachers of Iowa are invited to attend and are urged to bring their most interested high school student(s) of science.


News And Notes - Scientific Manuscript Competition . . . To Remind You Jan 1964

News And Notes - Scientific Manuscript Competition . . . To Remind You

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The Iowa Junior Academy of Science has for its purpose the fostering and promotion of scientific interest among students of junior and senior high school levels and the sharing of scientific information gathered by the individual and group club members. One medium by which the I.J.A.S. attains this purpose is the Scientific Research Papers.


News And Notes - Iowa-U.S. Army Science Symposium Jan 1964

News And Notes - Iowa-U.S. Army Science Symposium

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Army Science Symposium The U.S. Army Research Office and the Rock Island (Illinois) Weapons Command will again support a science symposium on the University of Iowa campus April 9, 10, and 11, 1964.


News And Notes - Area Pssc Meeting At Roosevelt In Des Moines Jan 1964

News And Notes - Area Pssc Meeting At Roosevelt In Des Moines

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Since the PSSC physics program was introduced in 1957 the teachers using the PSSC materials have been meeting twice each year to report their progress, their success, and their difficulties.


Review - Teaching Chemistry With Models, Jean Crane Jan 1964

Review - Teaching Chemistry With Models, Jean Crane

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

This book contains 175 pages packed with information. The first half deals with types of bonding as related to electron arrangement, and with the use of this information to understand chemical properties of elements and compounds.


The Northeast Iowa Science Fair, Clifford G. Mccollum Jan 1964

The Northeast Iowa Science Fair, Clifford G. Mccollum

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The first Northeast Iowa Science Fair was held on the campus of State College of Iowa (then Iowa State Teachers College) on March 20, 1954. Approximately 140 exhibits from eighteen schools were observed and judged. This was the first Science Fair associated with the National Science Fair to be held in the State of Iowa.


Determining The Force Of Friction In A Simple Machine, Joseph J. Snoble Jan 1964

Determining The Force Of Friction In A Simple Machine, Joseph J. Snoble

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Too often a science unit on simple machines consists of a discussion of ideal mechanical advantage (I.M.A.) and actual mechanical advantage (A.M.A.) in pulley systems and inclined planes, without really emphasizing the role of friction.


Iowa Geological Survey, H. Garland Hershey Jan 1964

Iowa Geological Survey, H. Garland Hershey

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

It is the duty of the Geological Sur vey to collect, interpret, and on basic geologic features of the State.


News And Notes - Junior Academy To Meet Jan 1964

News And Notes - Junior Academy To Meet

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The Iowa Junior Academy of Science will meet with the Iowa Academy of Science on April 18, 1964, in Decorah. Mr. Frank Starr of East High School in Waterloo reports that plans for a reorganized state meeting are nearly complete.


News And Notes - Iowa To Host Regional Nsta Meeting Jan 1964

News And Notes - Iowa To Host Regional Nsta Meeting

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Dean C. Stroud of Des Moines is the general chairman of a planning committee for the October 2 and 3, 1964, regional meeting of NSTA which will be held in Des Moines.


Review - Vanishing Animals, Preserving Nature's Rarities, Jean Crane Jan 1964

Review - Vanishing Animals, Preserving Nature's Rarities, Jean Crane

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

This is a book that either scientist or non-scientist might read with interest and profit. Mr. Street covers a wide variety of animals from the great auk to the Komodo dragon.


App Science In Davenport, Warren Classon Jan 1964

App Science In Davenport, Warren Classon

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Advanced Placement Program Biology was introduced at our Davenport Central High School last fall. This course, taught at a college freshman level, is designed to correlate with the APP operated by the College Entrance Examination Board.


News And Notes - Membership Jan 1964

News And Notes - Membership

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

It is that time when the five dollar membership is due. We hope that all two hundred 1963-64 members renew.


Team Oriented Research In The High School, D. N. West Jan 1964

Team Oriented Research In The High School, D. N. West

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The purpose of this article is to describe a method used by the author to introduce a group of high school students to the research method. The initial search of literature and type of experimentation always require much expenditure of time and effort. Beyond a doubt the most consuming part of the entire investigation is verification of data obtained.


Spirit Lake High School Junior Research Program: A Course Of Study, Milbert Krohn Jan 1964

Spirit Lake High School Junior Research Program: A Course Of Study, Milbert Krohn

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

To begin with, I had felt that the time had come in the curriculum development of Spirit Lake High School to offer some further incentive to the science talented student to beyond the regular offering of the curriculum, and to engage in activities which would teach him more of the true essence of science than he could receive in the regular classroom procedures – at least to approach it in a different way.


News And Notes - Ista Representatives At National Meetings Jan 1964

News And Notes - Ista Representatives At National Meetings

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Most of the ISTA officers were present at the Chicago NSTA meetings in April. The official representatives were our president and vice-president. They will be giving a report at our ISTA meeting October 16.


News And Notes - Election By Mail Jan 1964

News And Notes - Election By Mail

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

This will be the first attempt at electing ISTA officers by means of a mail ballot.


News And Notes - Ista Members On Casmt Program At Detroit Jan 1964

News And Notes - Ista Members On Casmt Program At Detroit

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Several ISTA members will be a part of the program of the Central Association of Science and Mathematics Teachers meeting on November 27, 28, and 29, 1964, in Detroit.


News And Notes - Junior Academy Science Symposium Jan 1964

News And Notes - Junior Academy Science Symposium

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

This fall marks the beginning of a new era in the Iowa Junior Academy of Science. With a modest grant from the National Science Foundation, it has been possible to organize a research participation program for talented high school students in Iowa.


Candidates For Office - Iowa Science Teacher's Association Jan 1964

Candidates For Office - Iowa Science Teacher's Association

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Again this year our officers for the Iowa science Teacher's Association will be elected through mail balloting. In order that you, as a voting member, may better know our candidates and thus be adequately informed to make your choices, we are including the following roster.


Central System, Edmund Skellings Jan 1964

Central System, Edmund Skellings

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

A poem about a frog’s nervous system.


Iowa Science Teacher's Association Financial Report, Roger Volker Jan 1964

Iowa Science Teacher's Association Financial Report, Roger Volker

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Iowa Science Teacher’s Association Financial Report as presented at the Annual Meeting, October 16, 1964.