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The Science Teacher—July 2019

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS Lead States 2013) weave connections to the nature of science into every standard. The NGSS note that “Science is both a set of practices and the historical accumulation of knowledge… students should develop an understanding of the enterprise of science as a whole—the wondering, investigating, questioning, data collecting, and analyzing.”

Earth in Our Hands

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Earth in Our Hands

Using a 3D printer to build topographical maps for Earth science lessons...

Data Representation and Discussion Using a Long-Tailed Widowbird Study

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Data Representation and Discussion Using a Long-Tailed Widowbird Study

Using the Five Practices Model for planning and orchestrating a productive whole-class discussion...

Editor's Corner: Farewell

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Editor's Corner: Farewell

Field Editor Steve Metz bids farewell....

Appreciation: Fifteen Years of Editorial Excellence

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Appreciation: Fifteen Years of Editorial Excellence

An appreciation piece to Field Editor Steve Metz...

Focus on Physics: The Index of Refraction

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Focus on Physics: The Index of Refraction

Building an understanding of physical principles...

Career of the Month: Innovator

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Career of the Month: Innovator

Interview with a science professional in the workplace ...

Right to the Source: Jonas Salk and the Nature of Science

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Right to the Source: Jonas Salk and the Nature of Science

Exploring science and history with the Library of Congress...

The “Marvel”-ous Nature of Science

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The “Marvel”-ous Nature of Science

Using superhero movies to teach methods and values in science...

Replicating Roaches

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Replicating Roaches

Using the Next Generation Science Standards and the Madagascar hissing cockroach to explore replication in science ...

High School Biology Life Science

Chemistry in the Kitchen

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Chemistry in the Kitchen

Creating transparent candy glass windows through experimental design...

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