Aaron Spurr

Field Experience Coordinator

area of specialty: Science

Office Location: 

Latham Hall 124

Mailing Address: 

Department of Earth Science
University of Northern Iowa
Latham 121
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0335

  • B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa
Areas of Expertise 
  • FileMaker Pro Database Development and Server Administration
  • Technology Integration 
  • PowerSchool Student Information System Adminstration
  • Moodle Learning Management System Administration
  • National Board Certification
Research Interests 
  • Earth Science Curriculum Development
  • Current Technologies in Science Teaching 
  • 1:1 Mobile Computing Integration
  • Web 2.0 Tools in Education
Courses Taught 
  • Current Technologies in Science Teaching
  • Inquiry into Earth and Space Science
  • Field Experience: Teacher as a Change Agent
Honors & Awards 
  • National Board Certification
  • Robert Yager Exemplary Science Teaching Award, 2011
  • Price Laboratory School Class of 1978 Faculty Award, 2008 
  • Distinguished Service Award, Iowa Science Teachers Section of the Iowa Academy of Science, 2007 
  • National Association of Geoscience Teachers Outstanding Earth Science Teacher, 2006
  • Fellow of the Iowa Academy of Science, 2005
Selected Publications 
  • The Sweet Earth, Science Scope, 2005.
  • Developing a Web-Based Science Class for a Traditional High School Setting, The Earth Scientist, 2005.
  • Electronic Communication, The Science Teacher, 1999.
  • Photoelectric Photometry of HD 33798, Information Bulletin on Variable Stars, 1987.