Instructor: ELAINE CLARK


Elaine Clark has been teaching science classes for 29 years to students ranging in ages from 4 years to adult. After teaching high school in Georgia, she attended graduate school at the University of Utah where she earned a MS. in Biology, and is licensed to teach science in grades 6-12 in the state of Utah. From 1984 to 2003 Elaine designed and taught hands-on science classes for students ages 4-15 during the after school and/or enrichment programs at the Utah Museum of Natural History and various schools throughout the Salt Lake City School District, including the Homeless Shelter School where she taught for eleven years. Currently Elaine is the science specialist for the Salt Lake Arts Academy where she teaches 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade science. She received the Salt Lake School District "Volunteer of the Year" Award in 1990, and the Utah PTA/KUED Golden Apple Teaching Award in 2003. Elaine's main goal is help students discover that science is FUN, INTERESTING, and USEFUL, and that ANYONE can be a scientist.

ELAINE CLARK is currently teaching:

Class Title Semester Date(s) Program

ELAINE CLARK has previously taught:

  • Forensic Dissection and Anatomy Lab (Age 14-17)
  • YAE: Biochemistry Food Science Lab (Age 13-15)
  • Anatomy & Physiology Lab (Age 10-12)
  • YAE: Forensic Dissection and Anatomy Lab (Age 13-15)
  • YAE: Comparative Anatomy Lab (Age 10-12)