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Information for science teachers involved in teacher workshops or various projects with faculty, PIMSER and STEM Pride at the University of Kentucky



Projects in development for educational resources related to middle & high school science teachers

These topics can be used in context for teaching modules

IES High School group: Integrating Engineering in Science workshop content .

Biological impact with climate change. Water chemistry ( focus is on CO2 )

MUSE and IES training groups as well as STEM Pride School Groups ( "Health Fair" content)

A potental driving question for these topics related to health could be"How does my DNA affect the function of my cells? " As this topic could be used as this would cut across the sciences from earth science to physics.


1. Skeletal muscle

2. Population dynamics-examples with fruit flies

3. Imaging science: Stereology, geometry and math integration with biological concepts (3D-2D issues)

4. Water pollution

5. Epigenetics

6. COPD / CO2-pH / Smoking and health

7. Gamma knife / Nuclear medicine

8. Cardiovascular issues: blood flow, viscosity, plaque

9. Physics in sports, movement and health

10. Synaptic transmission-Neurobiology

11. Optogenetics