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  • STEM-ify Me: It’s Elementary! Designing Butterfly Wings

    Journal Article | July 2018

    Disciplinary Core Idea … to help students understand the idea of lift being negative numbers …

  • Engineering Science Teacher Creativity!

    Journal Article | February 2020

    and distance. Disciplinary Core Idea … They individually designed and sketched more than one idea for a 21st century vehicle … with just a cup and wheels. Our idea was that the air could move through …

  • A Framework for K-12 Science Education – Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas

    Acquired Book | December 2011

    Science, engineering, and technology permeate nearly every facet of modern life and hold the key to meeting many of humanity's most pressing challenges, both present and future. To address the critical issues of U.S.…

  • Call for Papers: Science Scope

    Page | January 2020

    student learning, or classroom management. Submit your idea in 1,200 words … and how they are used to develop understanding of core ideas … of Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs), Crosscutting Concepts (CCCs), and Scientific …

  • Manuscript Review Form: Science Scope

    Page | January 2020

    Your anonymous comments will be used to help the author revise the manuscript. If you have been assigned a Feature article or Column other than a Commentary to review (see Manuscript Type above), please answer…

  • Online Connections: The Science Teacher

    Page | January 2020

    February 2020 Idea Bank … Idea Bank: Using Apps That Support Scientific Practices … to Disciplinary Core Ideas …

  • Science That’s Out of This World

    Journal Article | June 2020

  • Formative Assessment of English Language Proficiency in the Science Classroom

    Journal Article | July 2020

    SEP; “develop a model”), disciplinary core idea (DCI; “that light reflecting from … Disciplinary Core Idea … Connecting to the Common Core State Standards …

  • Developing the Next Generation of Elementary Science Teachers

    Journal Article | November 2019

    This article describes how science educators at a large southeastern university developed specialized science training for elementary preservice teachers (EPSTs) by creating a combination of discipline-specific science…

  • NSTA District Professional Learning Packages

    Page | March 2020

    and engineering practices to develop deeper understanding of disciplinary core ideas … and engineering practices, disciplinary core ideas, and crosscutting concepts … of all three-dimensions (science and engineering practices, disciplinary core …

  • Engineering Design Projects That Support Science Learning

    Blog Post | August 2019

    his target high school science disciplinary core ideas first, then looks …

  • 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…

  • At Home With Bats

    Journal Article | February 2020

    Disciplinary Core Idea …

  • Earthworm Distribution in the Schoolyard Ecosystem

    Journal Article | June 2020

    ’s investigations. To fully address the Disciplinary Core Idea associated … Disciplinary Core Idea … LEVEL 6–8 BIG IDEA/UNIT Population …

  • NSTA Press® Sample Chapters

    Page | May 2020

    and Michael R. Falvo      • Free chapter:  …  by Donna Governor, Michael Bowen, and Eric Brunsell     • Free … for the New Standards edited by William Banko, Marshall L. Grant, Michael E. Jabot …

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