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Sandra L. Westmoreland


Assistant Professor
PO Box 425799
Texas Woman's University
Denton, TX 76204-5799

Office Location: ASSC 341
Office Phone: 940-898-2560
Lab Phone:
Fax: 940-898-2382

Teaching Area: Biology
Research Area: Electron microscopy


Position Date Institution Field
PhD 2001 The University of Texas, Arlington Quantitative Biology
MS 1998 The University of Texas, Arlington Biology
BS 1972 The University of Houston Biology

Major Academic/Research Interest


Eggshell Structure, Electron Microscopy

Project List

Select Publications

Westmoreland SL, Grace K, Hattori M, Kumar M, Lambert E, and Wand E. 2010. Teachers as Scientists: Using Scanning Electron Microscopy to Engage Pre-Service Teachers in Open Inquiry. Texas Journal of Microscopy. 41(1):15.

Grace KM and Westmoreland SL. 2010. Study of Arthropod Adaptations Using the Scanning Electron Microscope to Enhance High School Learning. Texas Journal of Microscopy. 41(1):9.

Hattori H and Westmoreland SL. 2010. Elemental Analysis of Paint Chips: An Open Inquiry Investigation by a Veteran High School Chemistry Teacher. 2010. Texas Journal of Microscopy. 41(1):10.

Kumar M and Westmoreland SL. 2010. Electron Microscope as an Investigative Tool to Study Human Hair Morphology. Texas Journal of Microscopy.

Lambert E and Westmoreland SL. 2010. A Comparison of Trichomes and Stomata in Mesophytes and Xerophytes. Texas Journal of Microscopy. 41(1):11.

Courses and Teaching Responsibilities


Biology, Scientific Communication, Science Teacher Education

Project List

  • Principles of Biology, Biology 1113
  • Science in the Secondary Classroom, Biology 4593
  • Advanced Science in the Secondary Classroom, Biology 5033
  • Scientific Communication Biology 4293
  • Advanced Scientific Communication Biology 5293
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy: Special Topics:, Biology 5903.07
  • Portfolio in Professional Teaching, Biology 5981.07

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