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Daniel E. Barth

Daniel E. Barth

Clinical Assistant Professor of STEM Education


(CIED)-Curriculum and Instruction

Phone: 479-575-5564

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Dr. Barth has 28 years of experience in secondary science education in California, including physics, chemistry and astronomy. He is a former professor of astronomy at Mt. San Jacinto College and a consulting professor at Government Teachers' Training College in Lahore, Bangladesh.

  • Low-cost science
  • Astronomy for Educators
  • Science telepresence
  • Astronomy Education
  • STEM Education
  • Secondary Science Education
  • Training K-8 educators in STEM education methods
  • Astronomy for Educators
  • Project Based Science
  • Introduction to Education
  • Classroom Learning Theory
  • Teaching and Funding Outdoor Education
  • Ph.D., Science Education
  • M.A., Education
  • B.S., Physics/Biology
  • Astronomy for Educators, 2018
  • Revolt in Volkov Crater, 2015
  • Crisis on the Far Side, 2011
  • The Doomed Colony of Mars, 2008
  • Teaching Science Through Literature, 2007
  • Maurice on the Moon, 2006
  • 28 years as a STEM educator (physics, astronomy, chemistry) in California public schools
  • 8 years as Assistant Professor of Astronomy & Physics at Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA
  • 6 years as Assistant Professor of STEM Education at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville



  • Global Campus Award for Astronomy for Educators, 2018
  • Science for Kids Foundataion Award, 2011
  • Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence 2009
  • Three-time nominee for the President's Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Education
  • Research Corporation Fellow 1988-91
  • NSF Scholar 1981
  • Reagan Scholar 1977-82