Month: November 2014

CLS in Michigan Tech News

Teachers Work on New Ways to Teach Middle-School Science This Week at Three Universities
June 24, 2015
William Kennedy Wins Distinguished Teaching Award
May 29, 2015
PhD Students Learn to Communicate their Research
February 12, 2015
Michigan Tech Feeding Michigan’s Appetite for Skilled STEM Workers
October 21, 2014
Michigan Tech Receives $5 Million from Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation to Reform Middle-School Science Education
July 21, 2014
Peace Corps Ranks Michigan Tech Tops in the Nation—Again
May 7, 2014
Quantifying the Qualitative: Tony Orrico’s Artistic Works Push the Envelope of Art and Science
March 6, 2014

Family Science Night Tomorrow

Family Science and Engineering Night
Family Science and Engineering Night

Come to the free K-5 Family Science and Engineering Night, tomorrow at 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the Portage Lake District Library. Michigan Tech science and engineering students will present two activity sessions.

  • Pre-K to Second Grade: “Buzzing Bees” and “What Floats Your Boat?” 6:05—6:45 p.m.
  • Third through Fifth Grade: “Be a Computer Programmer” and “Blood and Guts” 6:50–7:30 p.m.

For more information, call the Portage Lake District Library at 482-4570.

Family Science Night is conducted by the Western UP Center for Science, Mathematics and Environmental Education and Michigan Tech with funding from the Family Engineering Program and assistance from Portage Lake District Library Community Programs.

From Tech Today.

New Faculty Member Amy Lark


Amy Lark
Amy Lark

Amy Lark, PhD
Amy Lark joins the Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences as an assistant professor. Lark comes to Michigan Tech from Michigan State University.

She received a PhD in Science Education and a master’s in zoology from Michigan State.

Lark belongs to the National Science Teachers Association, the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research and the Society for the Study of Evolution. She has been published in American Midland Naturalist and theJournal of Comparative Physiology.

Read more at Tech Today.