Science Department

NOTE: The photos in the banner of each page and the images here were taken in G. Chambliss' yard last spring, except for the photo on the Professional Development page. You can do this for your class and have your students to create a storyline around a phenomenon!

Monica Sims

K-12 Science Specialist


Email: monica.sims@searkcoop.com

Office phone: (870) 367-4879

Welcome to the Science page! Feel free to explore by clicking on the tabs at the top of this page and scrolling through the information and checking out the links! Please let me know if you are looking for something that you don't see, and I will fix it!!


DESE (Department of Elementary and Secondary Education) releases a monthly newsletter to keep Arkansas K-12 science teachers informed of professional development and teaching ideas for all grade levels. Each month, a new phenomenon is highlighted for Arkansas students to enjoy. Check it out!

Click on this link for the current (MAR 2021) AR Science Matters Newsletter.

For past newsletters (September 2020 - Dec 2020/Jan 2021), click on this link.

The link will redirect you to another page. Click on the link on that page, and it will take you to the newsletter.



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Click on this link to access a Google Form to give me your contact information.

For more information, click here.

Teacher FAQs Hotline (DESE). Click HERE.