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<p class=MsoNormal><font size=1 color="#333333" face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:9.0pt;color:#333333'>Please read the attached pdf regarding an
addition to the current science endorsements. This change is effective
immediately. <br>
<br>
All teachers currently on an Integrated Science SAEP AND are affected by this
change, will receive a hard copy letter at their home address. This was sent
out June 23, 2008.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=1 color="#333333" face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:9.0pt;color:#333333'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=1 color="#333333" face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:9.0pt;color:#333333'>Please do not hesitate to contact me if
you have any further questions, comments or concerns.</span></font><font
color=black><span style='color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Consolas><span style='font-size:10.5pt;
font-family:Consolas'>Thank you, <o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face=Consolas><span style='font-size:10.5pt;
font-family:Consolas'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=7 color="#7030a0" face="Edwardian Script ITC"><span
style='font-size:36.0pt;font-family:"Edwardian Script ITC";color:#7030A0'>Velma
Itamura<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
10.5pt'>Science Education Specialist</span></font><font size=2 color=black
face=Calibri><span style='font-size:10.5pt;font-family:Calibri;color:black'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
10.5pt'>250 East 500 South<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><st1:address w:st="on"><st1:Street w:st="on"><font size=2
  face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:10.5pt'>PO Box</span></font></st1:Street><font
 size=2><span style='font-size:10.5pt'> 144200</span></font></st1:address><font
size=2><span style='font-size:10.5pt'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><font size=2
  face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:10.5pt'>Salt Lake City</span></font></st1:City><font
 size=2><span style='font-size:10.5pt'> , <st1:State w:st="on">UT</st1:State> <st1:PostalCode
 w:st="on">84114-4200</st1:PostalCode></span></font></st1:place><font size=2><span
style='font-size:10.5pt'><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
10.5pt'><a href="http://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/sci/"
title="http://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/sci/"><span
title="http://www.schools.utah.gov/curr/sci/">www.schools.utah.gov/curr/sci/</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
10.5pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><i><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:10.5pt;font-style:italic'>&#8220;When people know how
scientists go about their work and reach<o:p></o:p></span></font></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><i><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:10.5pt;font-style:italic'>scientific conclusions, and what the
limitations of such conclusions<o:p></o:p></span></font></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><i><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:10.5pt;font-style:italic'>are, they are more likely to react
thoughtfully to scientific claims and<o:p></o:p></span></font></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><i><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:10.5pt;font-style:italic'>less likely to reject them out of
hand or accept them uncritically.&quot; -<o:p></o:p></span></font></i></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><i><font size=2 face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:10.5pt;font-style:italic'>National Science Education Standards<o:p></o:p></span></font></i></p>

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12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

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font-family:Arial'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

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