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A solid foundation of science education in grades K-5 is essential. Instilling a wonder and enthusiasm for science, as well as addressing the critical need for a well-informed citizenry is crucial during this time. 

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Science and Children—January/February 2022

Volume 59, Number 3 Design Thinking is a mindset that values perspectives and embraces failure. Students are encouraged to iterate and think flex...

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Teaching Science Through Trade Books

“‘What was your favorite book as a child?’ In more than 10 years of facilitating workshops, we have never heard anyone reply, ‘My fourth-grade...

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Bestselling Elementary books

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, December 6, 2022
 

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, November 29, 2022
 

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Science Update: From Talking Trash to Taking Action: The Science of Marine Debris, April 20, 2023

Join us on Thursday, April 20, 2023, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET for an edition of NSTA’s Science Update about marine debris. Our oceans are fille...

 

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Science Update: Food Agriculture – The Plant Scientist’s Toolbox, March 9, 2023

Join us on Thursday, March 9, 2023, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET for an edition of NSTA’s Science Update about food agriculture....

 

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Book Beat Live! The 2023 Outstanding STEM Books List: Ignite Students’ Interest in Science and Engineering! What’s on your Holiday Gift List? December 13, 2022

Join us on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM ET for another edition of NSTA's Book Beat Live! How do we prepare 21st-century...

 

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Integrating Science, Language, and Computational Thinking With Multilingual Learners
 

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Science and Children—November/December 2022

November/December 2022 Volume 60, Number 2 Earth's Place in the Universe Younger elementary students begin to wonder and ask questions abou...

 

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, November 22, 2022
 

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Doing It All
 

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Don’t Forget the Demo!
 

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When Can We See Makali‘i?
 

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Bringing Engineering Into Play

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