[Dr. Bednarski and friends in her office in Copernicus Hall]
Name: Marsha Bednarski
Title: Professor of Science Education
Year started at CCSU: 1998
Courses taught: Undergraduate and graduate courses in science education, including SCI 412: Elementary Science Methods, SCI 416: Technology in Science Education, SCI 417: Teaching Science in the Secondary School, SCI 420: History of Science, SCI 500: Science, Technology, and Society, SCI 555: Teaching Science in the Elementary School, SCI 595: Action Research, SCI 598: Research in Science Education, SCI 580: Topics in Science Education: Critters in the Classroom; STEM 506: Problem Based Learning in STEM, STEM 520: STEM in the Physical Sciences, STEM 530: STEM in the Earth/Space Sciences, STEM 540: STEM in the Life Sciences
Current research projects: working with the new Next Generation Science Standards for implementation in the classroom.
Favorite book: The Thorn Birds
Favorite movie: City of Angels
Favorite Scientific Term : actually it is a phrase – “Science Never Sucks”
Something my students don’t know about me: My students don’t know that I love scary movies.