ECU Student Chapter of National Science Teacher's Association

Offically chartered  10/13/04. 

Purpose:  To promote excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all

Your first year's membership is free and you get a journal for a year, a pen, and a NSTA pin.
See Advisor, Dr. Karen Williams in P&ES 208 (call x5394 or kwillims@mac.com) for a form.

Link to National NSTA Website

Link to National Student Chapter Website

2010-2011 Officers
President:  Richard Filbert
Vice President:  Brian Scott

Fall 2008 Officers
President:  Kevin Ozment (he graduates Dec 08)
Vice Pres./Program Director:  Jessica Malloy
Membership/Secretary/Publicity:  Bonita Martin-Price

We participated in ITV National Meeting Nov. 20, 2008 @ 3:30-4:45 Central.
Theme:  Reusing Everyday Items in Science Labs

Cartesian diver

Bonita Martin-Price and Jessica Malloy shown teaching via ITV the
science of using old coke, water bottles to make a Cartesian Diver.
Diver Lesson PDF.

The 6 Universities Presenting at this ITV Meeting:
Murray State U (KY), State U of NY-Stony Brook, Indiana U. Purdue U (Columbus, IN),
U of MO @ Columbia, College of William & Mary (VA), East Central U. (Ada, OK).

2007-2008 Officers

President:  Julie Bruner
Vice President/Program Director:  Kevin Ozment
Membership/Secretary:  Silas Welch
Newsletter/Publicity:  Ed Sweeny

We participated in ITV National Meeting April 17, 2008 at 4:30 pm Central.
Theme:  Science of Chemistry.


Kevin Ozment, Julie Bruner and Bonita Martin-Price
taught glowstick chemistry (doc attached).
Participants were:  Ft. Hayes State U., College of William & Mary, ECU,
St. Cloud State U., State U of NY at Stony Brook, and Murray State U (KY).


Below:  ECU NSTA at National ITV Meeting Nov. 15, 2007
and present "Windmills:  Green Energy".
Green Energy: Wind Energy (Windmills)

Wind energy experiment
Julie Bruner, Silas Welch and Kevin Ozment measuring rotational speed with a Hot
Wheels Radar gun!

During Actual ITV Presentation Kevin and Julie wait for the other presenters...
Wind energy presentation

ECU NSTA participated in a National ITV Meeting
Thurs. Nov 10, 2006 4:30-6pm HM 124.
Theme:  Sound Science (below)
Ft. Hayes State, U Central AR, U MO Columbia,
St. Cloud U, Central Michigan, William & Mary, NE OK State,
and Murray State (KY) did presentations.

Below:  Paul Wilson (President ECU NSTA) and Sarah Harper (V.P) present guitar science.

Paul and Sarah

ECU NSTA participated in National ITV Meeting
Thurs. Nov. 10th 4:30-5:30 pm (HoraceMann 124)
Theme:  Serious Play:  The Science of Toys
ECU NSTA MEMBERS below (Celeste Dibler, Paul Wilson, Paula Jones,
(not pictured is Michael Lindley) did demonstration
of innovative way to teach science using toy CSI head (as a group).
Students are seen observing other universities. Present were from:  Murray State University (Kentucky,Host),
St. Cloud State University (Minnesota), Truman State University (Missouri), Fort Hays State University (Kansas),
Stony Brook (NY), U of VA (VA)....and East Central University (Ada, OK).

ECU members presenting

ACTIVITY is online here!

Fall 2005-Sp2006 members at yearbook photo:

2005 NSTA members
Bottom to top of stairs:  Paula Jones (Vice Pres.), Celeste Dibler(President),
Michael Lindley (newsletter, publicity), and advisor Dr. Karen Williams.

Here are some of the 2004 charter members at yearbook photo:
Nsta yearbook photo

Bottom to top:
Robert Long, Joanna Vann
Megan Knox (Program & Vice President), Paula Jones
Tim Claxton (President), Michael Lindley, Dr. Karen Williams (Advisor)
Colby Stufflebean, Brandon Grimes

2004 Officers:
Tim Claxton (President), Megan Knox (Program & Vice President)
Charlene Sherrin (Membership/secretary) ,Lacey Davis (Newsletter, Publicity)

Last updated:  11/23/08.