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students participating in a science classGreat Prairie AEA provides science services aligned with the Iowa Core Science Standards and the Iowa Professional Development Model focused on improving students' science achievement. Services concentrate on meeting the needs of teachers for research-based science strategies, content, and skills.
  • Iowa Core Science Standards support and professional development
  • Backwards Design support and professional development
  • Kit-based Science Instruction
  • District/school-site instructional strategies assistance, & follow-up: classroom visits, curriculum alignment, assessment, instructional strategies, resources, and professional learning communities


Craig Leager
Science Specialist
641-682-8591 Ext. 5219 Ottumwa Office

Tami Plein
Science Specialist
319-753-6561 Ext. 1162 Burlington Office

Science Teaching Organizations
Iowa Science Teachers Section
Iowa Academy of Science
National Science Teachers Association

Teacher Resources
Iowa Core Science Standards
Next Generation Science Standards
Iowa Core Science Resources
NGSS@NSTA Classroom Resources
Iowa Discounts for K-12 Science and Math

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