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By Michael Apfeldorf
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[A] major goal for science education should be to provide all students with the background to systematically investigate issues related to their per...
The Science Teacher—September/October 2020
Volume 88, Number 1
Evaluating Scientific Claims
High School Literacy
The Science Teacher—July/August 2020
Volume 87, No. 9
Equity for All
The Science Teacher—April/May 2020
Nature and the Environment
Volume 87, No. 8
The Science Teacher—March 2020
Volume 87, Number 7
Making science come alive and having students address critical social issues creates a more socially just environment...
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 benefic...
The Science Teacher—January 2020
Volume 87, Number 5
Fake news. Pseudoscience. Bad Science. Never before has so much information, both good and bad, been availab...
The Science Teacher—October 2019
Teaching the periodic table is a central part of chemistry, whether it involves memorizing the symbols of the elements, learning about the properties ...
The Science Teacher—September 2019
Our legacy as science teachers revolves around the memories we make with our students. Make memories. Leave a legacy.
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 “Sc...
The Science Teacher—August 2019
As early as 1896, Swedish Nobel Prize winner Svante Arrhenius presented a hypothesis demonstrating that doubling the carbon dioxide content in Earth�...
The Science Teacher—April/May 2019
This issue is our 24th consecutive annual issue devoted to the theme, “Science for All.” Each year this special issue presents ideas and teaching ...