Teaching Scientific Inquiry and
the Nature of Science
in YOUR Classroom

University of Virginia
The Curry School of Education



Contact Information

Summer 2010 Workshop

Workshop Instructors:

Jennie Chiu
Jennie Chiu is an assistant professor of science education at the University of Virginia. She implements technology-based inquiry science curricula and related professional development programs in high schools across the country with demonstrated student learning gains.
Email: jlc4dz@virginia.edu
Phone: (434) 924-3915

Randy Bell
Randy L. Bell is associate professor of science education at the University of Virginia. He has published dozens of research articles and teaching activities related to the nature of science and science inquiry. Each participant will receive his latest work, Teaching the Nature of Science through Process Skills, as part of the professional development package.
Email: randybell@virginia.edu
Phone: (434) 924-1380

Image of the book Teaching the Nature of Science Through Process Skills by Randy Bell

Edward Murphy
Ed Murphy is an assistant professor in the Astronomy Department at the University of Virginia and manages the department's education and public outreach program.
Email: emurphy@virginia.edu
Phone: (434) 924-4890


Funds for this project were provided by a grant from the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, Title II, Part A, Improving Teacher Quality State Grants administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia