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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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Eureka, Again! K–2 Science Activities and Stories

It’s never too early to put a human face on science and engineering! Research shows that a child’s ideas about how scientists and engineers look a...

 

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Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, K–2: Using Children’s Books to Inspire STEM Learning

"Teachers in our district have been fans of Picture-Perfect Science for years, and it’s made a huge impact on how they fit science into their school...

 

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NGSS for All Students

It’s challenging to teach science well to all students while connecting your lessons to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). This unique bo...

 

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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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A Head Start on Science, Second Edition: Encouraging a Sense of Wonder

Imagine what fun it could be for 3- to 7-year-olds to engage in a game of Prism Play or Magnetic Scavenger Hunt or Where Did the Shadows Go? Then imag...

 

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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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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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Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons, 3-5: Using Children’s Books to Inspire STEM Learning

"Teachers in our district have been fans of Picture-Perfect Science for years, and it’s made a huge impact on how they fit science into their school...

 

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Models-Based Science Teaching

Humans perceive the world by constructing mental models—telling a story, interpreting a map, reading a book. Every way we interact with the world in...

 

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Uncovering Student Ideas in Earth and Environmental Science: 32 New Formative Assessment Probes

If you’re new to formative assessment probes, you’ll love this timely addition to the bestselling Uncovering Student Ideas in Science series. Auth...

 

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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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