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Stop Faking It!

 

William C. Robertson, Ph.D.

Intimidated by inertia? Exasperated by electricity? Puzzled by particle theory? Muddled about what makes music? Mixed up about magnets? Perplexed about air pressure? Queasy about equations? Panicked over the periodic table?

NSTA Press’s best-selling Stop Faking It! series comes to your rescue! Author Bill Robertson has been helping teachers develop a deeper understanding of scientific principles for years. He uses fun examples, easy-to-understand language, and accurate explanations to teach in a stress-free way. His trademark wit and irreverence help dispel long-held fears so you can grasp scientific concepts with confidence. Perfect for K–8 teachers, homeschoolers, or parents who just want to boost their science know-how .

Bill Robertson draws on his many years of experience as a college physics instructor, cognitive science researcher, curriculum developer, science reviewer, and teacher workshop leader as inspiration for his informative but humorous approach to science.

Books

 

NSTA Press Book

Companion Classroom Activities for Stop Faking It! Force and Motion

Never has it been so easy for educators to learn to teach physical science with confidence. Award-winning author Bill Robertson launched his bestselli...

 

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More Chemistry Basics: Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It

Overwhelmed by orbitals? Terrified of thermodynamics? Agitated by acids and bases? Have no fear! This follow-up to the award-winning Chemistry Basics ...

 

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Chemistry Basics: Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach it

Do the words “periodic table” send chills down your spine? Are you anxious about atomic structure? Confounded by chemical equations? Relax! The cu...

 

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Air, Water, and Weather: Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It

Thunderstruck by storm fronts? Perplexed about air pressure? Hazy on how weather works? If you’ve always been shaky on the science behind such pheno...

 

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Light: Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It

Why is left right and right left in the mirror? Baffled by the basics of reflection and refraction? Wondering just how the eye works? If you have trou...

 

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Sound: Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It

Muddled about what makes music? Stuck on the study of harmonics? Dumbfounded by how sound gets around? Now you no longer have to struggle to teach con...

 

NSTA Press Book

Force and Motion: Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It

Intimidated by inertia? Frightened by forces? Mystified by Newton’s laws of motion? You’re not alone—and help is at hand. The Stop Faking It! Se...

 

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Energy: Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It

Confounded by kinetic energy? Suspect that teaching about simple machines isn’t really so simple? Exasperated by electricity? If you fear the study ...

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