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Science Scope

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


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July/August 2021

Visual Literacy

A staple of 21st-century skills, visual literacy is addressed in several Common Core State Standards, but the skills associated with visual literacy are also essential to the sciences. Today’s students have constant access to websites and videos that require visual literacy skills if they are to be a critical consumer of media. Scientists, too, live in a visual world in which they are required to interpret, analyze, and evaluate visual materials.

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