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Iowa Science Teachers Journal

1967

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Regional Meeting Jan 1967

Regional Meeting

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The South Central Regional Meeting of the Iowa Science Teachers will meet March 11, 1967, at Lamoni High School, Lamoni, Iowa.


Junior Academy Of Science Jan 1967

Junior Academy Of Science

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Designed to assist learning through the encouragement of junior and senior high school students to attempt research and communication activities in science.


Fall Meeting Of The Academy Jan 1967

Fall Meeting Of The Academy

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The second annual meeting of the Academy in the fall to consider problems of articulation between two- and four-year colleges and among colleges generally was held on October 13 and 14 in Waterloo.


Review - General Chemistry: A Systematic Approach Jan 1967

Review - General Chemistry: A Systematic Approach

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The authors have as their goal the offering of a sound and balanced foundation in general chemistry on a logical inductive basis.


Plasma Engine (Photo) Jan 1967

Plasma Engine (Photo)

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

This plasma engine was built by Steve Davis of Washington, Ia. He constructed a 25-watt generator that used atmospheric nitrogen as fuel.


Back Cover Jan 1967

Back Cover

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

No abstract provided.


Cover - Ist Journal Information - Ias & Ists Officers, Directors And Chairpersons - Table Of Contents Jan 1967

Cover - Ist Journal Information - Ias & Ists Officers, Directors And Chairpersons - Table Of Contents

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

No abstract provided.


Advanced Placement Program Chemistry, Warren Classon Jan 1967

Advanced Placement Program Chemistry, Warren Classon

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Chemistry is currently in its third year of operation in our Davenport High Schools. As classes in college freshman chemistry taught to seniors, it is offered to elected students. To be selected a student must meet certain criteria.


Open Letter From The Short Course Coordinator, Donald L. Biggs Jan 1967

Open Letter From The Short Course Coordinator, Donald L. Biggs

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

It is once again my pleasure to inform the membership that the Science Teacher's Short Course is almost ready to go, and to issue my cordial in invitation for each of you to come and bring a friend. The planning on the campus is sufficiently advanced to permit the publication the program in this issue of the journal.


The Use Of Calcite In Earth Science, Verne Troxel, Silas Schirner Jan 1967

The Use Of Calcite In Earth Science, Verne Troxel, Silas Schirner

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The use of only one mineral will eliminate the confusion that results from using several minerals at beginning of a unit in mineralogy. Calcite was chosen because of its frequent occurrence in various forms and the nature of its physical and chemical properties.


Hawkeye Science Fair - 1967 Jan 1967

Hawkeye Science Fair - 1967

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines will again be the site for the 1967 Hawkeye Science Fair on April 7 and 8.


From The President, Warren Classon Jan 1967

From The President, Warren Classon

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Often we get the impression that an organization is not accomplishing anything because we have not been involved in a meeting last week or last month. ISTS is an organization which is sometimes accused of being rather dormant. Do not be fooled; it is awake and its officers and committees are developing plans for its three major events.


A New Junior High Science Program, Jerry Underfer Jan 1967

A New Junior High Science Program, Jerry Underfer

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The laboratory approach has been extensively utilized in the contemporary high school science courses, but has not been utilized in the junior high sequence to the same extent. Realizing the need for a coordinated science pro g r a m for grades seven through nine which would incorporate the contemporary objectives and procedures, the Florida State Department of Science Education applied for and received a grant from the U.S. Office of Education to develop such a program.


News And Notes - Nsta Meeting Jan 1967

News And Notes - Nsta Meeting

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

All ISTS members should request released time to attend the NSTA meetings scheduled from March 17-21 in Detroit.


News And Notes - Membership Problems Jan 1967

News And Notes - Membership Problems

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Robert Cook, our 1967 membership chairman, is working diligently to correct problems of recent years.


News And Notes - Molecular Biology Institute At University Of Iowa Jan 1967

News And Notes - Molecular Biology Institute At University Of Iowa

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Fifty secondary biology teachers will be selected for a summer institute centered at the University of Iowa during the 1967 Summer Session which operates between June 13 to August 9.


News And Notes - Summer Opportunities For Gifted Students Jan 1967

News And Notes - Summer Opportunities For Gifted Students

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The University of Iowa will again conduct Secondary Science Training grams as a part of a national program supported by funds from the National Science Foundation.


Review - Plants: An Introduction To Modern Botany Jan 1967

Review - Plants: An Introduction To Modern Botany

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

This text is written for the general botany course.


Review - The Microbial World Jan 1967

Review - The Microbial World

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

A brief review of the concepts of biology pertinent to an understanding of microbiology is among the first chapters of this book.


Junior Academy News - Individual Membership Now Possible In Ijas Jan 1967

Junior Academy News - Individual Membership Now Possible In Ijas

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

IJAS Officers and adult directors at the IJAS Executive Committee meeting held in the Regis High School Library, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Saturday, November 19, 1966, adopted a new by-law to their constitution which states that beginning January 1, 1967, individual students shall be eligible to become members at large in the Iowa Junior Academy of Science, and shall be afforded the appropriate privilege of this affiliation.


Cover - Journal Staff; Journal Information; Academy Officers; Ists Officers Jan 1967

Cover - Journal Staff; Journal Information; Academy Officers; Ists Officers

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

No abstract provided.


Sold! Another Demonstration Desk, James Hungerford Jan 1967

Sold! Another Demonstration Desk, James Hungerford

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The demonstration desk in the science classroom is an expensive tradition that needs to be re-evaluated.


Rearing Snakes From Eggs, John L. Williams Jan 1967

Rearing Snakes From Eggs, John L. Williams

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The incubation of snake eggs is an interesting and enjoyable project. It can be done with a minimum of easy-to-acquire equipment and with little work on your part other than periodic checks on the condition of the incubator.


National Association Of Biology Teachers Midwestern Regional Convention Jan 1967

National Association Of Biology Teachers Midwestern Regional Convention

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

Events at the upcoming National Association of Biology Teachers Midwestern Regional Convention.


Introducing Organic Chemistry In General Chemistry Course, William Pecha Jan 1967

Introducing Organic Chemistry In General Chemistry Course, William Pecha

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The success of the CHEM Study and the CBA High School chemistry courses have at least impressed upon the colleges that their chemistry courses need revamping. There has been a noticeable increase of theory in general chemistry, especially concepts usually taught in physical chemistry, which show a definite advance of the curriculum.


News And Notes - Regional Meetings Jan 1967

News And Notes - Regional Meetings

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The ISTS-IAS Regional Meetings have been most popular for secondary science teachers. It is hoped that this Academy program can grow and that more college students and faculty can be involved. The following regional meetings have been held in the city and under the direction of the person indicated.


News And Notes - U. S. Army Symposium Jan 1967

News And Notes - U. S. Army Symposium

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The annual U. S. Army Science and Humanities Symposium will be held on April 13, 14 and 15 (1967) at the University of Iowa.


News And Notes - New Executive Secretary Jan 1967

News And Notes - New Executive Secretary

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

The special committee appointed by President Chellevold to study, to recommend, and to implement a plan for employing an executive secretary has made considerable progress.


Selection Of Executive Secretary For Ias Committee Report, Lester Earls, Leland Johnson, George Peglar, Robert Yager Jan 1967

Selection Of Executive Secretary For Ias Committee Report, Lester Earls, Leland Johnson, George Peglar, Robert Yager

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

For a number of years the Iowa Academy has felt a growing need for more effective promotion of science and science education in the state of Iowa. The establishment of a permanent office with a salaried executive secretary is envisioned as a major step toward the accomplishment of this goal. This committee report indicates recommended procedures for making such a move by September, 1967.


Review: Human Genetics And Its Foundations, Stephen Beisler Jan 1967

Review: Human Genetics And Its Foundations, Stephen Beisler

Iowa Science Teachers Journal

This text is to be highly recommended as an addition to the high school library. While the text itself is written at the college level, it would serve as an excellent reference source for both teacher and student.