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  • Conservation of Energy

    Book Chapter | May 2009

    This activity is inquiry because students have not yet been exposed to the idea of gravitational potential energy being converted into kinetic energy. Students should be able to measure this by performing this activity…

  • Conservation of Energy and Pendulums

    Book Chapter | June 2017

    The purpose of this lab is to introduce students to the disciplinary core idea (DCI) of Energy by giving them an opportunity to determine ”How Does Placing a Nail in the Path of a Pendulum Affect the Height of a…

  • Conservation of Energy and Wind Turbines

    Book Chapter | June 2017

    The purpose of this lab is to introduce students to the disciplinary core idea (DCI) of Energy by giving them an opportunity to determine ”How Can We Maximize the Amount of Electrical Energy That Will Be Generated by a…

  • Energy Conservation and Transfer

    Collection | February 2015

  • Energy Conservation and Transfers

    Collection | February 2015

  • Energy Conservation and Transfer

    Collection | September 2015

  • Call for Papers: Science and Children

    Page | January 2020

    Call for Papers: Science and Children Your 2000-word manuscript should describe a set of connected lessons or investigations that build an idea or content area. They should include assessments (pre-, post- and formative) as well as enough detail that another teacher could replicate the lessons in the…

  • Call for Papers: Science Scope

    Page | January 2020

    Call for Papers: Science Scope The editors of Science Scope would like to encourage you to submit a manuscript on any topic that may be of interest to middle level science teachers. Although each issue of Science Scope is organized around a theme, your manuscript does not have to be related to a…

  • OSTB 2021

    Page | November 2020

    OSTB 2021 Winning Titles Animal Homes Mary Holland Arbordale Publishing Take a home tour of selected bugs, birds, and mammals. Beautiful, full-page photos complement descriptions, materials, and uses of animals’ homes. A Spanish edition is available (Also in Spanish, Las casas de los…

  • Free Exhibitor Resources

    Page | April 2020

    Free Exhibitor Resources NSTA has invited our conference exhibitor community to tell us about free online resources they are offering to help teachers and others deal with the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources on this page have not been reviewed by NSTA. Each listing includes the targeted…

  • Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge Testimonials

    Page | March 2020

    Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge Testimonials LaConner High School – Todd Hinderman On behalf of LaConner High School and myself, we are truly grateful for the grant award money through the Shell Lab Science Challenge Regional competition. This award has allowed me to upgrade and purchase some very necessary and…

  • Online Connections: Science and Children

    Page | January 2020

    Online Connections: Science and Children July/August 2021 Teaching Through Trade Books—Pushing, Pulling, and Predicting Force Patterns K-2 3-5 Engineering Encounters—Turn Up the Music! Turn Up The Music Supplemental Resources      Using Toys to Create a Global…

  • Online Connections: Science Scope

    Page | January 2020

    Online Connections: Science Scope July-August 2021 Under the Sea Standardized rubric for analyzing healthy and impacted coral Student worksheet for organizing evidence Using Big Data to Understand the History of Planet Earth Connecting to the Next Generation Science Standards Delving Into…

  • Q: What Is Energy?

    Journal Article | August 2021

  • Arguing About a Chemical Change

    Journal Article | February 2020

    Use a sample ACT writing prompt in an explore-before-explain instructional sequence to a 9th-grade physical science class to promote student learning and demonstrate that mass is conserved in a chemical reaction

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