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VAST Center


Iowa Governor's STEM Council Scale-Up Grant

- Engineering is Elementary (EiE) 2015-2016 Scale-Up Program

- Engineering is Elementary

EiE - IA Standards Alignment

Contact for more information


Links to additional information:
NGSS (2013)

FOSS 3rd Edition
Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts and Core Ideas (2013)


Science Frameworks
K-8 Regional

EiE Framework





An exemplary science learning environment requires a quality curriculum. This project supports curriculum which has been validated through research and proven to be effective in creating meaningful long-term student learning.


Questions about the VAST Center curriculum can be directed to Kathy Schultz, VAST Center consultant.
For onsite curriculum support, see below for your district assigned consultant.

2015-16 Science Consultant Contacts

Julie Foltz   Steve Bartlett   Christopher Soldat   Phyllis Anderson   Carol Cassells
Cedar Rapids   West Branch   Williamsburg   College Community   Linn-Mar
CR Metro Catholic   North Cedar   Washington     Marion
Monticello   Anamosa   Highland       Springville
CP-Urbana   Tipton   Clear Creek Amana       Alburnett
Vinton-Shellsburg   Midland
Mt. Vernon
  Lone Tree       Central City
Lisbon   Olin   Benton       North-Linn
Solon       Belle Plaine        
        English Valleys        
        Iowa Valley        


(Updated June 2015)


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