Myrna Martin is the president of Ring of Fire Science and the author of over 30 books on Earth Science. She taught school for over 35 years before retiring and starting a home-based business with Tom, her husband of over 48 years and her son Brett. She has conducted science workshops all over the country including Hawaii and Alaska.
Myrna is also a homeschooling grandmother having taught her four grandchildren Friday science lessons for several years. She has also homeschooled two of her grandsons.
Science Activities = Understanding
This science workshop is designed for parents interested in incorporating hands-on activities in their science curriculum. Myrna will go over what should be included in a well rounded science curriculum for all students. She will bring a variety of materials for parents to see and demonstrate how to use them while teaching students of all ages.
Uh Oh! It's Science Fair Time
Get the inside information on science fairs from someone who has not only put on science fairs but has judged both regional and statewide events. This science workshop will give you ideas that are appropriate for different grade levels. Then learn the steps students need to follow to create and display their science fair project. She will also let you know what she look for when judging science fair entries.
Fun Science Ideas for Young Students
Young students love science especially when they get to "do" things. In this fun workshop Myrna will show you lots of ideas using simple materials to teach science to your students. You will come away from the workshop with many ideas that you can use tomorrow without a lot of preparation or cost.
A Parent's Guide to Teaching Science
Intimidated by teaching science? Don't be! Myrna will show you how to create and plan science lessons that your students will love. Learn how to easily create long and short term lesson plans so your children cover all the basic science areas. Myrna will show you how she uses a three-part plan lesson plan she uses with her own grandchildren. The workshop is also filled with practical ideas that you can easily incorporate into your daily teaching plans.
Hands-on Science — The Best Way to Go!
Hands-on science activities increases your children's understanding of science concepts that your students read about in textbooks. Myrna has been doing hands-on science activities for years with all types and ages of students. Learn about some of her student's favorite activities that she has developed over the years.
Teaching Science Using Each Child's Unique Learning Style
Every child has a variety of learning styles. In this science workshop Myrna will discuss the major learning styles and how you can incorporate activities and experiments into your daily lesson plans. Teaching to the whole spectrum of learning skills while emphasizing their favorite style increases students love of learning and understanding.
Teaching Science Using Everyday Materials
Teaching science can be fun and interesting using everyday materials for students PreK through high school. Parents will come away from this workshop with many ideas using common materials found around the home or that can be recycled. Myrna shows actual examples of the projects she discusses during her workshop for students of all ages.
Teaching Science 101
Middle school and high school students need lots of interesting science experiments and activities to keep them interested in science. The lessons also increase their understanding of basic science concepts covered in this workshop. The science workshop is designed to meet the needs of a variety of students in the upper grades from the TAG (talented and gifted) students to those with special needs.
Science and Math — A Great Combination
Myrna has developed a whole series of fun science and math materials that have been student tested. Parent's love the workshop because the materials are easy to use and can be taught on a tight budget. Each activity or experiment includes information on science and the math needed to do each project discussed in the workshop.
Contact Myrna for more information about workshops
If you are interested in having Myrna speak at your convention please contact her at our toll free number. It is (888) 785-5439. You can also use our contact form to email her if you have any questions.