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Science and Children—August 2019

Teachers often rely on making connections to other subject areas to enhance or enrich science learning experiences. The features and columns found in this issue of Science and Children offer ideas for cross-curricular integration of learning.
Science 101: How can you weigh less without losing mass?

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Science 101: How can you weigh less without losing mass?

This column provides background science information for elementary teachers....

Methods and Strategies: Multiple Modes in Science Instruction

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Methods and Strategies: Multiple Modes in Science Instruction

This column provides ideas and techniques to enhance your science teaching....

Engineering Encounters: Building Bridges

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Engineering Encounters: Building Bridges

This column describes creating a classroom culture for engineering....

Editor's Note: Connections Across Curricula

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Editor's Note: Connections Across Curricula

Science and Children’s editor shares thoughts regarding the current issue....

Let’s Take This Show on the Road!

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Let’s Take This Show on the Road!

A STEM-focused Antiques Roadshow engages second- and third-grade students....

Too Many Rain Showers!

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Too Many Rain Showers!

Second-grade students build water diversion structures to protect plants...

Transcending Boundaries

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Transcending Boundaries

Elevating toward empathy in STEM with a robotics inquiry...

Let’s Power Our Future

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Let’s Power Our Future

Integrating science and social and emotional learning improves collaborative discourse and science understanding....

Sailing Into Integration

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Sailing Into Integration

Planning and implementing integrated 5E learning cycles...

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Yes, and Cross-Curricular Planning for Preschool

By Peggy Ashbrook

Formative Assessment Probes: Supporting Literacy Capacities of Speaking and Listening

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Formative Assessment Probes: Supporting Literacy Capacities of Speaking and Listening

This column focuses on promoting learning through assessment....

The Poetry of Science: Making Connections

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The Poetry of Science: Making Connections

Building literacy in playful, meaningful ways....

Teaching Through Trade Books: Water, Water Everywhere!

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Teaching Through Trade Books: Water, Water Everywhere!

This column includes activities inspired by children’s literature....

Teaching Teachers: No Time for Science?

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Teaching Teachers: No Time for Science?

This column enhances the repertoire of preservice and inservice teachers....

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