IETTI at UNI is recruiting for a Science Inquiry Workshop - a Title II/MSP grant program.

Experiences in Inquiry - an IMPACT workshop
June 24-25, 2014

for Elementary School Teachers and Administrators

IMPACT (IMPacting Achievement with Collaborations and Technology)

  • Collaborate with your colleagues from across Iowa.
  • Participate in a WebQuest as you explore the possibilities of Inquiry.
  • Earth science activities from STORM & GLOBE are used to demonstrate Inquiry skills.
  • Workshop concepts may be incorporated into the teaching of any science lesson.
  • Practice using science as an integrating context.
  • Ideal opportunity for collaboration between teachers of multiple subjects.
  • Explore technology integration in an Inquiry setting.
  • The workshop complements Iowa's Every Learner Inquires Initiative and the Iowa Core Curriculum.

Workshop Details | Application Form


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STORM (Science center for Teaching, Outreach, and Research on
Meteorology) program is a cooperative program between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the University of Northern Iowa.  For more information about about STORM, see this website:

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GLOBE (Global Learning & Observations to Benefit the Environment) is a hands-on program, sponsored by the Iowa Academy of Science, that joins students, educators, and scientists from around the world in studying earth systems.  For more information about GLOBE, see this website:

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Date: Tuesday-Wednesday, June 24-25, 2014
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; Lunch provided
Location: University of Northern Iowa Campus

Workshop is FREE!
Participant stipend. Graduate credit available.
Earth Science Endorsement credit available.

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2014 Science Inquiry Workshop Logistics:
  • 2 Days - June 24-25, 2014
  • 8 am - 5 pm; Tuesday-Wednesday
  • for elementary school teachers
  • Held at the University of Northern Iowa campus

Workshop Expenses:

  • Lunch provided.
  • Reimbursement for travel expenses
  • Workshop materials covered by grant funds

Participant Stipend:

  • The two day Science Inquiry workshop will result in a potential of $200 stipend per participating teacher/administrator.

Graduate/AEA credit:

  • 1 graduate or AEA recertification credit is available
  • Final report due July 31, 2014
  • Grades available in September, 2014.

To Apply:

  • DEADLINE: May 1, 2014

  • Applications are now being accepted for participation in the 2014 IMPACT Science Inquiry workshop. If interested, please download and complete the application form (includes a brief questionnaire) and return to Doreen Hayek, director of the program (see contact information below).
  Click below to download the IMPACT Application form in the format of your choice:

Doreen Hayek
IT Projects Administrator
University of Northern Iowa
IETTI; 120 ITTC Bldg.
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0301

319-273-7300 (phone)
319-273-2917 (FAX) (email)

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Contact Doreen Hayek with questions:

Doreen Hayek

IETTI Program Manager


The Title II/MSP Program combines the "Improving Teacher Quality State Grant Program" (Title IIA) & the "Math and Science Partnerships Program (Title IIB) programs. The program is administered through the Iowa Board of Regents and the Iowa Department of Education and is designed to be coordinated through higher education institutions for PreK-12 schools.   

Maintained by IETTI (Iowa Educational Technology and Training Institute)

Last updated: February 4, 2014