Alumna Lynn Wiedelman named science-teaching academy fellow

by Meg Dickinson and the College of Education   /   Feb 18, 2013

Lynn Wiedelman

Biology teacher Lynn Wiedelman ('11 LAS, Biology major, Sec. Ed. minor), has been named a science-teaching fellow—an Astellas-NSTA Fellow in the National Science Teachers Association's New Science Teacher Academy to be exact. Wiedelman, who teaches biology at Centennial High School in Champaign, was featured in The News-Gazette for her fellow designation.

FEBRUARY 15, 2013, THE NEWS GAZETTE, CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Meg Dickinson—In a lab in first-hour accelerated biology class at Centennial High School, freshmen students spent Wednesday morning making wet slides of various kinds of protists.

At the beginning of the lab, biology teacher Lynn Wiedelman helped Graham Walters, Lilly Bost and Kamryn Malenius focus their microscopes when they looked through and saw a blur.

As Wiedelman adjusted the knobs of the microscope and the students looked through, it wasn't hard to understand that their view was totally different.

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Photo: John Dixon/The News-Gazette