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Science Scope

Read NSTA's award-winning, peer-reviewed practitioner journal for middle level and junior high school science teachers.


Current Issue

July/August 2022

Energy Literacy

Energy is a cross-disciplinary subject that extends far beyond the natural sciences into the social sciences. Indeed, its importance led to the creation of the Energy Literate Framework, whose development was spurred by the Department of Energy and the American Association for the Advancement of Science in conjunction with many agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and individuals.

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Journal Article

Rainbow to Grow

By Sofia N. Gomez, Julie M. Angle, and Andrew Doust

Middle School Biology Interdisciplinary Literacy Physical Science

Journal Article

Panels v. Trees

By Shannon Sung, Rundong Jiang, Xudong Huang, and Charles Xie

Middle School Biology Computer Science Earth & Space Science Interdisciplinary Technology

Journal Article

Designing a STEM Class

By Linda Curtis Smith

Middle School Engineering Literacy NGSS STEM

Journal Article

Particulate Matters

By Shelby A. Watson and Brooke A. Whitworth

Engineering STEM Technology


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