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  • How to Read the Next Generation Science Standards

    Page | April 2020

    How to Read the Next Generation Science Standards The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are distinct from prior science standards in three essential ways. 1) Performance. Prior standards documents listed what students should “know” or “understand.” These ideas needed to be translated into performances that could…

  • Guidelines for Authors: Science Scope

    Page | January 2020

    Guidelines for Authors: Science Scope About Science Scope Science Scope is an award-winning, peer-reviewed, practitioners' journal for grade 6–8 teachers, university faculty responsible for teacher preparation, and state and district science supervisors and leaders. Science Scope is published…

  • Guidelines for Authors: The Science Teacher

    Page | January 2020

    Guidelines for Authors: The Science Teacher About The Science Teacher The Science Teacher is an award-winning, peer-reviewed, practitioners' journal for grade 9-12 teachers, university faculty responsible for teacher preparation, and state and district science supervisors and leaders. The Science…

  • Guidelines for Authors: Science and Children

    Page | January 2020

    Guidelines for Authors: Science and Children About Science and Children Science and Children is an award-winning, peer-reviewed, practitioners' journal for grade PreK–5 teachers, university faculty responsible for teacher preparation, and state and district science supervisors and leaders. Science…

  • NSTA Press® Sample Chapters

    Page | May 2020

    NSTA Press® Sample Chapters Looking for Science Activities? NSTA Press publishes science activities for teachers of kindergarten through college on a wide range of topics. We've posted sample chapters and activities from our books for free download so you can look inside. Be sure to search our online bookstore for…

  • 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…

  • Online Connections: The Science Teacher

    Page | January 2020

    Online Connections: The Science Teacher November/December 2020 The Aurora Borealis Student Worksheet Solar wind velocity data and answer key Solar storm answer key Connecting to the Next Generation Science Standards The Lives of Staph (Idea Bank) Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C…

  • Leveraging Science in the News

    Journal Article | February 2020

  • 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…

  • Global Connections

    Journal Article | June 2021

  • An Unforgettable Journey

    Journal Article | February 2021

  • Let’s Clear the Air

    Journal Article | January 2021

  • NGSS Science and Language Shifts in a Diverse Fourth-Grade Classroom

    Journal Article | June 2021

    The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) offer rich opportunities for both science and language learning. This article presents science and language instructional shifts, grounded in the NGSS and contemporary…

  • Got Covid-19 Cabin Fever?

    Journal Article | January 2022

  • Focusing the Lens of the Crosscutting Concepts on Secondary Science Learning

    Journal Article | March 2022

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