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The Science Teacher—February 2020


Volume 87, Number 6

The word assessment conjures up many questions for science teachers. Is it a necessary evil? When is it helpful and beneficial? What is lost during the mandatory weeks of proctoring standardized exams to our overtested, stressed, and, sometimes, apathetic students?

Journal Article

Assessment in the Science Classroom

By Ann Haley Mackenzie

High School Assessment

Journal Article

Versatile 3D Printed Colorimetry Toolkits

By Claudia Bode, William G. Welch, Sarah Abeita, and Julian R. Silverman

High School Labs Makerspace Physical Science

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A Chemistry Puzzle to Be Solved

By Barry Friedman

High School Chemistry Labs

Journal Article

Action Research for Science Teachers

By Scott B. Watson and Michelle J. Barthlow

Literacy Research Teaching Strategies

Journal Article

Thinking Big

By Erin Peters Burton, Peter Rich, Timothy Cleary, Stephen Burton, Anastasia Kitsantas, Garrett Egan, and Jordan Ellsworth

High School Interdisciplinary Literacy Teaching Strategies

Journal Article

Comics in the Classroom

By Amee Jeanette Hennig, Brooke A. Whitworth, and Allison Huff Macpherson

High School Astronomy Earth & Space Science Inquiry Literacy

Journal Article

Speleologist Bill Steele

By Luba Vangelova

High School Careers

Journal Article

The Tuskegee Airmen: Teaching the 4Cs

By Amara Alexander

High School Literacy

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