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Myrna Martin:  Homeschool Conference Speaker and Workshop Leader Details



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Martin, Myrna

Ring of Fire
PO Box 489
Scio, Oregon (OR)  97374
United States of America (US)

Featured Presentations2012 California Great Homschool Convention (2012, CA)
2012 MidWest Homeschool Convention in Cincinnati (2012, OH)
Workshop Presentations2009 Interior Distance Education of Alaska (IDEA) Curriculum Fair - Juneau (2009, AK)
2009 Interior Distance Education of Alaska (IDEA) Curriculum Fair - Fairbanks (2009, AK)
2009 Interior Distance Education of Alaska (IDEA) Curriculum Fair - Anchorage (2009, AK)
2009 Interior Distance Education of Alaska (IDEA) Curriculum Fair - Soldotna (2009, AK)
2008 Interior Distance Education of Alaska (IDEA) Curriculum Fair - Soldotna (2008, AK)
2008 Interior Distance Education of Alaska (IDEA) Curriculum Fair - Fairbanks (2008, AK)
2008 Interior Distance Education of Alaska (IDEA) Curriculum Fair - Anchorage (2008, AK)
Presentation Titles & Descriptions

Hands-on Science – The Best Way to Go!
Myrna has designed a fun-filled workshop with hands-on ideas that are easy to implement. In this workshop you will learn about the balance point of objects, creating a pendulum clock, tracking toys floating in the ocean, and more. Hand outs will be given to participants showing how to do the activities at home.

Calling all Rock Hounds
If you have a group of students that would like to learn about rocks and minerals contact us. Students will learn how to tell different types of rocks by their crystals and other characteristics. Rocks commonly found around the world are featured in this workshop. Students can then collect their own rocks and identify them using techniques covered in this workshop. Rock identification workshops usually last 2 hours. The first hour students learn about different types of rocks and their formation. The second hour students collect and identify rocks they have found.

Volcano Workshop
If your group of students are interested in volcanoes you might think about scheduling this workshop. Myrna introduces students to the four major types of volcanoes. They get to look at examples of various rocks produced by different types of eruptions followed by several hands-on experiments related to volcanoes. After this introduction students can continue their studies in the Volcano books appropriate for their ages.

Shaky Earth Workshop
This fun workshop includes a variety of activities that helps students to understand how and why earthquakes occur. They will learn about plate movement around the world that creates earthquakes.  Activities included in this workshop include making fault blocks and creating miniature tsunamis. This is a fun workshop for students of all ages.

Teaching Science 101

Science should be a fun and exciting part of the curriculum for students. Myrna explains how to design a science program that will fit your individual needs. Teaching good science lessons can be fun and exciting both for the teacher and the student. This workshops shows how to have a successful science curriculum without a lot of work that is fun and exciting for kids.

Fun Science with Things That Fly
Join Myrna Martin in a fun workshop with things that fly through the air! Myrna will have lots of fun hands-on activities at this workshop for all ages. You will have fun making different types of paper airplanes, miniature helicopters and a rocket.

Myrna's Achievements•Co-founder: Ring of Fire (science curriculum)
•Author of over 25 books on Earth Science
•Science consultant
•Was named the 2007 Professional of the Year for Science Textbook Publishing by Cambridge Who's Who
•Former elementary science and middle school science teacher for over 35 years
•Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from California State University at Northridge Master of Science degree from Western Oregon University
Martin's Bio
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My hope is that this list will assist conference organizers in connecting with Myrna Martin and other workshop leaders and speakers. Furthermore, my desire is to help homeschool workshop leaders and speakers develop relationships with more convention planners and audiences. May your efforts be for the glory of Christ and the strengthening of His saints.

Disclaimer:  Balancing the Sword makes no claims about the speakers' faith, ability, materials, etc.  This speaker profile information is being provided free of charge.  Please click the links and do your own research before issuing an invitation to your conference.  Postings are subject to change.


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