Laura Zangori

  • Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • Supporting scientific explanations through curriculum and instruction
  • Using scientific modeling to support K-16 students’ scientific explanation construction
  • Supporting K-16 students’ systems thinking through scientific modeling


Laura Zangori is an Assistant Professor of Science Education at the University of Missouri. She teaches and works with students and teachers from elementary through undergraduate classrooms. Her work focuses on how to support teachers and students’ in constructing scientific explanations to understand biological phenomena.