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Science Scope—January 2019

Not everyone lives in close proximity to an ocean, but everyone on the planet is affected by these massive bodies of water. Learn how changes in our oceans are affecting biodiversity, sea levels, and the climate with the articles found in this issue of Science Scope.
Staying Fit in Space

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Staying Fit in Space

Design activity trackers for astronauts on the International Space Station....

Ocean Pressure

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Ocean Pressure

Dive into the relationship between pressure and force....

Practical Research: Texts as Tools

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Practical Research: Texts as Tools

This column describes strategies for applying best research-based practices....

From the Editor's Desk: Thank the Ocean

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From the Editor's Desk: Thank the Ocean

A guest editorial on this month's theme....

From the President's Desk: NSTA's 75th

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From the President's Desk: NSTA's 75th

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

Commentary: Engage Your Students in Ocean Exploration Science

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Commentary: Engage Your Students in Ocean Exploration Science

A guest editorial on this month's theme--Oceans!...

Disequilibrium: Floating Eggs

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Disequilibrium: Floating Eggs

This column shows how to use discrepant events to confront misconceptions....

Scope on the Skies: Monitoring the Hydrosphere

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Scope on the Skies: Monitoring the Hydrosphere

This column focuses on astronomy throughout the year. This issue focuses on space missions that study the Earth's hydrosphere....

Citizen Science: Global Fishing Watch

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Citizen Science: Global Fishing Watch

This column highlights formal and informal science research projects that students can join and contribute to by gathering and sharing data....

Interdisciplinary Ideas: Data Literacy 101

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Interdisciplinary Ideas: Data Literacy 101

This column shares ways to bring other subjects into the science classroom....

Teacher to Teacher: Using the Anchoring Phenomenon Routine to Introduce a Science Unit

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Teacher to Teacher: Using the Anchoring Phenomenon Routine to Introduce a Science Unit

This column provides practical advice from your peers....

Science for All: Supplementing the Textbook Effectively to Encourage Student Growth

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Science for All: Supplementing the Textbook Effectively to Encourage Student Growth

This column shares strategies for increasing student engagement....

Ocean Acidification Investigation

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Ocean Acidification Investigation

Introduce a weak acid into a container of shells and water to help students understand the effects of ocean acidification....

The Microscopic World of Plankton

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The Microscopic World of Plankton

Build your own plankton nets to gather the organisms that are essential to aquatic ecosystems around the world....

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