College of Science & Engineering

Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education

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Lori Torres in SMATE can help or provide information on any of the following:

Lori Torres






  • Program information for prospective students/majors.
  • Arrange visit to the department.
  • Transfer student advising (including transfer course evaluation).
  • Course registration information.
  • Course override requests for SCED 201, 370, 480, 490
  • Major declaration process.
  • Senior graduation evaluation for General Science major - fill out the form and email it to Lori Torres ( - PDF iconmajor_eval.pdf


To see a listing of Science Education courses at Western, please refer to Western's General Catalog.

Additional Resources

  • Free 1 - 2 hour laptop check-out
  • Graphing calculator quarterly rental
  • Printing facilities
  • Space for group work
  • Science and math education literature
  • Access to stockroom supplies and equipment for students in SCED courses






  • Student in SCED 201 course
  • DNA Modeling
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Teaching Others
  • Bird Beak Buffet
  • Using a Cart
  • Geology Field Trip
  • Using the microscope
  • Cart sensors