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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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From the Field: Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, August 9, 2022
 

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From the Field: Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, August 2, 2022
 

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NSTA/ASTE Web Seminar: The Role of Instructional Materials in Science Teacher Education, November 17, 2022

Join us on Thursday, November 17, 2022, from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM ET for a NSTA/ASTE co-sponsored web seminar in the series titled Preparing t...

 

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From the Field: Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, July 26, 2022
 

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Young Mathematicians: A Successful Model of a Family Math Community
 

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Web Seminar: FA22: Are Your Lab SOPs in Place for a Safer School Year? October 3, 2022

Join us on Monday, October 3, 2022, from 7:00 – 8:15 PM ET to learn about safety considerations for STEM spaces. As the 2022-2023 school year s...

 

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From the Field: Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, July 19, 2022
 

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Web Seminar: FA22: Lab Safety Considerations for Pre-Service Elementary Science/STEM Teachers, September 19, 2022

Elementary Pre-service Teachers! Join us on Monday, September 19, 2022, from 7:00 – 8:15 PM ET to learn about safety considerations for the elementa...

 

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Science Update: Earthquakes: What’s Shakin? September 15, 2022

Join us on Thursday, September 15, 2022, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET for another edition of NSTA's Science Update web seminars....

 

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From the Field: Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, July 12, 2022
 

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Argumentation to Inform an Engineering Design Decision
 

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Making C-E-R 'Attractive' for Elementary Teacher Candidates

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