Heather Scoville

Heather Scoville

Heather Scoville is a high school science teacher and an online freelance writer. She has a B.A. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and an M.A. in Teaching and Learning with Technology.

Science Teacher

Heather has been a high school teacher since 2005. She is certified as a 7-12 science teacher in Iowa and holds the All Science endorsement. She currently teaches at a very small rural school in Iowa where she is the entire high school science department. Heather currently teaches:

  • Physical Science
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics 
  • AP Biology

Lab Research Experience

Before Heather became a science teacher, she worked for five years in various research labs. Her lab work included studying ion channels in the brain, breast cancer, and stem cell research. Heather's lab experience helps her bring science to life for her high school students. The students especially enjoy seeing her videos of the rat heart transplant surgeries she has done.

Online Science Course Writer

In addition to classroom duties at her school, Heather also writes curriculum for online high school science courses. She has written texts, labs, and assessments for online Physics, AP Biology, and Chemistry courses. She has also aligned already-designed courses to standards of various states. Her current project is aligning her own curriculum to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). 

More About Heather Scoville

Heather maintains an online presence at LinkedIn. If you'd like to learn more about her career, you can connect with her there.

Most Recent Contributions by Heather Scoville

3 Candy Science Experiments

Science is sometimes a difficult subject for students to grasp fully. One way to help bring the topics to life is through the use of experim ... Read More

How to Make Crystals

Many solids have a crystal structure, and different solutions can form various sizes and shapes of crystals. Two ways crystals can form is t ... Read More

The Structure and Function of DNA

DNA stands for Deoxyribonucleic Acid. It is a molecule that belongs to a group of biomolecules known as nucleic acids. Its job is to hold al ... Read More

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