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Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning

Maybe you have a good grasp of disciplinary core ideas and science and engineering practices—critical parts of the Next Generation Science Standards...

 

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Science Notebooks in Student-Centered Classrooms

Thinking made visible: That’s what happens when elementary students record their thoughts in science notebooks. This practical guide shows how noteb...

 

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Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices

When it’s time for a game change, you need a guide to the new rules. Helping Students Make Sense of the World Using Next Generation Science and Engi...

 

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Problem-Based Learning in the Earth and Space Science Classroom, K–12

Implementing PBL is difficult for teachers, and few curriculum guides are available to support their efforts. This book fills that gap by providing th...

 

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Problem-Based Learning in the Life Science Classroom, K–12

Problem-Based Learning in the Life Science Classroom, K–12 offers a great new way to ignite your creativity. Authors Tom McConnell, Joyce Parker, an...

 

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Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry: Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12

Transform your chemistry labs with this guide to argument-driven inquiry. Designed to be much more authentic for instruction than traditional laborato...

 

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Uncovering Student Ideas in Astronomy: 45 New Formative Assessment Probes

What do your students know—or think they know—about what causes night and day, why days are shorter in winter, and how to tell a planet from a sta...

 

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Using Physics Gadgets and Gizmos, Grades 9-12: Phenomenon-Based Learning

What student—or teacher—can resist the chance to experiment with Rocket Launchers, Drinking Birds, Dropper Poppers, Boomwhackers, Flying Pigs, and...

 

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Novel Engineering, K–8: An Integrated Approach to Engineering and Literacy

New in 2020! Download and read a sample chapter from this book to learn more. With the Novel Engineering approach, “students become excited about ...

 

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Disciplinary Core Ideas: Reshaping Teaching and Learning

Like all enthusiastic teachers, you want your students to see the connections between important science concepts so they can grasp how the world works...

 

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Even More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons: Using Children’s Books to Guide Inquiry, K–5

Winner of the Gold EXCEL Award from Association Media & Publishing!“The number one compliment we hear from teachers is that the lessons are complete...

 

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More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons: Using Children’s Books to Guide Inquiry, K-4

Teachers raved when NSTA Press published Picture-Perfect Science Lessons .* They loved its lively mix of kid-magnet books, Standards-based science co...

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