High School Science

Alabama Science in Motion (ASIM) provides high-tech laboratory experiences for high school students and effective professional learning for high school science teachers.  ASIM provides all equipment needed to effectively implement hands-on, minds-on science investigations to participating classrooms regardless of location, demographics, or economic status.  In 2005, ASIM became the high school component of the Alabama Math, Science, Technology Initiative (AMSTI), the Alabama State Departments of Education’s initiative to improve math and science education in Alabama.

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Standards-Specific Resources

Anatomy & Physiology

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Earth &

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Standards-Specific Resources


High School Science Specialists

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Chemistry Specialist

Shanin Edwards

Shanin Edwards is currently the 9-12 Chemistry Specialist for Alabama Science in Motion. She started her career at Litchfield High School in Gadsden, then moved to KDS DAR High School in Grant, then finished out her first 15 years of teaching at Asbury High School in Albertville. She has a Bachelor's degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, and a Master’s degree in secondary education Biology. She holds a Class A teaching certificate in General Science and a Class B teaching certificate in Biology. She is a member of the Alabama Science Teachers Association.

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Biology Specialist

Glen Fox

Glen Fox is currently the ASIM Biology Specialist at Alabama A&M University. He has served as a College Board reader for the AP Biology exam since 2015. He has served as an adjunct Instructor for Snead State Community College since 1999. He is a member of the National Association of Biology Teachers and the Alabama Science Teachers Association. Glen has a Bachelor's degree in Biology with a minor in Anthropology, and a Master’s degree in secondary education Biology. He also has his Education Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Secondary Science. He holds a Class AA teaching certificate in Biology.

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Physics Specialist

Steve Owens

Steve Owens is currently the 9-12 Physics Specialist for Alabama Science in Motion. He started his career as a teacher at Valley Head School in Dekalb County. He was there for the first seven years of his teaching career before moving to Albertville High School for the last 15 years. Steve has also been an adjunct professor at Snead State Community College for more than a decade. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in General Science Education from Auburn University and a Master’s Degree in Biology Education from the University of Alabama.