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Science and Children—January 2019

The concept of problem-based learning has been vigorously applied in the classroom and touted as a panacea to the traditional curriculum. This month, we take on PBL in all its iterations to share practical and applicable teaching methods and learning situations to engage reluctant learners and excite students to think creatively and with purpose.
Editor's Note: "Science is not a noun; it's a verb"

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Editor's Note: "Science is not a noun; it's a verb"

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

Elementary Inquiry Teaching Strategies Interdisciplinary

Message From the President: NSTA's 75th

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Message From the President: NSTA's 75th

A celebration of NSTA's 75th anniversary....

Advocacy News Professional Learning Teacher Preparation

The Early Years: Discovering Their Sense of the World

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The Early Years: Discovering Their Sense of the World

This column discusses resources and science topics related to students in grades preK to 2. This issue aims to engage children in a project-based lear...

Early Childhood Elementary Pre-service Teachers Preschool STEM Pedagogy Science and Engineering Practices

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The Sun's Energy

By Christine Anne Royce

Elementary Earth & Space Science

The Poetry of Science: Solving Problems

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The Poetry of Science: Solving Problems

Building literacy in playful, meaningful ways....

Elementary General Science Lesson Plans Teaching Strategies Literacy

From Facts to Solutions

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From Facts to Solutions

Fifth graders turn knowledge about the science behind climate change into real-world solutions and advocate for them to their broader community....

Problem-Based Paleontology

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Problem-Based Paleontology

A STEAM exploration for fourth graders...

Got Energy?

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Got Energy?

Fourth graders explore energy independence....

City Planners at Work

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City Planners at Work

Fourth graders research an ideal location for their garden....

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