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Science Scope—August 2019

The road to classroom implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards can be fraught with challenges. The articles found in this issue of Science Scope will help you engage students in all three dimensions of the NGSS: science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas.
A Metacognitive Approach to the Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices

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A Metacognitive Approach to the Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices

Modifying and executing practice trackers in the classroom using metacognitive exercises...

Petroleum and Me

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Petroleum and Me

Creating compelling NGSS storylines for environmental solutions...

Keeping Critical Thinking Afloat

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Keeping Critical Thinking Afloat

Creating compelling NGSS storylines for environmental solutions...

Teacher's Toolkit: Using existing lessons to create three-dimensional lessons

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Teacher's Toolkit: Using existing lessons to create three-dimensional lessons

How-to strategies and classroom management tips...

Disequilibrium: Why do some objects fall faster than others?

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Disequilibrium: Why do some objects fall faster than others?

Using discrepant events to confront misconceptions...

Citizen Science: Celebrate Urban Birds with citizen science

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Citizen Science: Celebrate Urban Birds with citizen science

Collaborative science projects you can join...

Interdisciplinary Ideas: Strategies to improve nonfiction reading

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Interdisciplinary Ideas: Strategies to improve nonfiction reading

Bringing other subjects into the classroom...

Science for All: Creating a self-sufficient classroom

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Science for All: Creating a self-sufficient classroom

Strategies for increasing student engagement...

Scope on the Skies: Water conservation

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Scope on the Skies: Water conservation

Astronomy throughout the year...

From the Editor's Desk: Moving toward 3-D instruction

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From the Editor's Desk: Moving toward 3-D instruction

Science Scope's editor introduces the current issue....

Developing a Highway Crash Safety Barrier

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Developing a Highway Crash Safety Barrier

Using science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas to solve problems...

Moving From Product-Driven Models to Meaningful Practices

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Moving From Product-Driven Models to Meaningful Practices

Applying evidence-based ways to help teachers creatively approach scientific models...

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