Liz Lithio is a 7th and 8th grade science teacher at Gemini Junior High School in Niles, IL. Liz holds a Master's degree in Secondary Science Education from Northwestern University. Before pursuing a career in education, Liz was a research biologist. Spending several years engaging in scientific research showed Liz the importance of learning science through pursuing questions of personal interest and having agency in how one designs tasks to uncover answers to those questions. She is passionate about giving students these same opportunities in her classroom via three-dimensional curriculum.