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Welcome to the Science Modeling Talks Podcast Website

You'll hear top science Modeling teachers and thought leaders sharing stories and ideas to help the science education community learn and grow as effective classroom teachers.

Our Mission

We strongly believe in the effectiveness of Modeling instruction. Over the years we've seen it dramatically shift many students understanding of science concepts! This podcast series supports the efforts of AMTA and is designed to encourage and inform both experienced and aspiring science teachers in pursuit of excellence in their classrooms.

What To Expect

Hear top modeling instructors and thought leaders - sharing ideas

Get tips, info and links to cool teaching resources

Find episodes in most places where you get your podcasts

Subscribe for FREE and get episodes sent to you each time they are published

About Your Host

Hi, I'm Mark Royce, producer for Science Modeling Talks.

I've been an audio and video media producer for more than forty years. In 1981 I married a science teacher - she's an in-demand AMTA modeling workshop leader. So... now I'm producing this podcast!

Your Host

American Modeling Teachers Association

AMTA is a professional organization of teachers, by teachers and for teachers who utilize Modeling Instruction™ in their Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teaching practice. Our mission is to provide professional development for teachers in the Modeling Method of Instruction, to provide resources that support the use of Modeling Instruction in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics and middle school science classrooms, and to support and enable collaboration among Modelers. AMTA strives to foster brilliant teaching and deep learning.

Connect With Our
Science Modeling Community!

When you join our email list we'll send you a link to awesome free resources from AMTA


- A complete and typical Modeling Instruction unit of curriculum resources.

- A graphic illustration showing how Modeling Instruction comprehensively and coherently enacts all eight of the NGSS Science and Engineering Practices.

- A commentary published in NSTA Reports summarizing what Modeling Instruction is.

- An article published in The Physics Teacher describing how to practice high-quality whiteboarding with your students.

- A link that allows you to join AMTA for a discounted price.

We'll also notify you when each new episode is posted    (once a month for now).

We'll never sell your info! We hate spam as much as you do.

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