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Judy Lemons

Judy Lemons, Ph.D.

Professor of Science Education
Email: jlemons@hlg.edu
Phone: 573-629-3109

Brief Bio

Dr. Judy Lemons joined the HLGU faculty in 1991, and she loves the opportunity to help students better understand the world God has given them. She led the HLGU Summer Science Camp for elementary children since 1993-2012.

Lemons' husband and daughter work together as dentists in Palmyra, MO. Her son is a senior minister in Port Washington, WI. Outside of the classroom, Lemons loves to work in her multiple flower gardens, play with her grandchildren, read and walk.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Science Education, University of Missouri - Columbia, 1993
  • M.Ed in Science Education, University of Missouri - Columbia, 1989
  • BA in Education (lifetime certification in Chemistry and General Science 7-12), UMKC, 1973

Awards and Achievements

  • Parkway Distinguished Professor Award, 1994
  • Who's Who Among American College and University Students, 1990
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (five years)

Professional Memberships

  • Lifetime member, National Science Teachers Association
  • Member, former safety editor and College Director, Science Teachers of Missouri
  • Selected Publications

    • Science Safety - Share the Responsibility, Missouri Science News, 2012
    • General Safety Guidelines for Teaching Science, Flinn Fax!, 1998
    • Author Missouri Secondary Science Safety Manual, 1997
    • Author Missouri Elementary Science Safety Manual, 1996

    Courses Taught

    • Earth Science I
    • Earth Science Lab I
    • Physical Science for PreK-6 Educators
    • Teaching Science in the Elementary
    • Teaching Science in the Secondary
    • Teaching in the Secondary
    • Instructional Strategies

Contact Information

Academics Office
573-629-3092