Lahti and MSUM students presented at conference

Richard Lahti and MSUM Secondary Science Methods students (Tanner Aufforth, Brady Vizenor, Anneliese Johnson, Kira Johnson, Whitney Shegrud, Dominic Mugavero, and Shannon Olson) attended the Minnesota Conference on Science Education in St. Cloud on November 8th and made several presentations: “Reacting to the Past Style Game to Teach HNOS in a KT Boundary Context”, “Study and Discussions of Student Misconceptions, […]

Lahti, Lindaas attend, present at MnSTA Conference on Science Education

Richard Lahti, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy, attended and ran sessions at the MnSTA Conference on Science Education Fall conference. Richard Lahti co-presented the session “Creating Environmental Chemistry Models of Minnesota Phenomena” with Autumn Welcome, an 18-online participant from Martin County West High School. Steve Lindaas co-presented the session “I Can See Clearly Now” with Isaac […]

MSUM Physics & Astronomy Seminar Series Presents: Faculty Talks

Friday, Sept. 14 | 3-4 p.m. | Hagen Hall 325 Steve Lindaas: Making Connections: micro-controllers and interdisciplinary projects. How do you connect computers to external sensors? How do you connect students to interdisciplinary projects? We will be showcasing the use of Arduino micro-controllers in different projects. Many of these projects are interdisciplinary involving students from different majors and/or requiring the use of a […]

Physics & Astronomy Seminar Series

Friday, Oct. 3 | 3-3:50 p.m. | Hagen 325 By Isaac Skalsky and Richard Lahti, MSUM Physics & Astronomy Seminar Series presents: “Is Science Fair Participation Related to Science MCAIII Scores for Minnesota Public School Students?” Science Fair projects have a long history in science education, although their portrayal in popular culture leads to significant misconceptions about their nature and […]