Historically, UtSTA has provided one day in the Fall, that was called UtSTA Day, where many different learning opportunities are available to teachers and their families and students all over the state of Utah. This has grown over the years to be what we call UtSTA Family Days where these many activities are scheduled over many different weekends throughout the year to allow teachers and their families to attend multiple great activities.
Saturday, September 23rd 10am–1pm
Attendance is FREE
Google Directions are available at: http://tinyurl.com/spiraljetty
The Utah Science Teachers Association has partnered with Great Salt Lake Institute for 6th Annual UtSTA Day at Great Salt Lake. This year’s event is a wonderful opportunity to come experience the North Arm of Great Salt Lake and the Spiral Jetty (a wonderful art installation along Great Salt Lake’s coast). There will be activities for teachers and their families including making Winogradsky Columns, information on local wildlife, an investigation of “Phenomena of Great Salt Lake geology”, collecting gypsum crystals, Brine Shrimp population model lesson, the DrumBus, and MORE!!!
Come with water, snacks, and chairs (if you want to relax). Also plan ahead for travel times and bathroom stops (more information about the jetty can be found at https://www.diaart.org/visit/visit/robert-smithson-spiral-jetty).
Questions about the event? Contact:
Jaimi Butler at firstname.lastname@example.org
PAST UtSTA Family Days: