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  • 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

  • Arguing About a Chemical Change

    Journal Article | November 2019

    The T-chart helped students understand the disciplinary core idea … Disciplinary Core Idea … Idea Bank …

  • The Game of Life and Death

    Journal Article | February 2020

    and selection. Disciplinary Core Idea … This illustrates the idea that mutations do not always result in “superhero-like … The Game of Life and Death …

  • Novel Coronavirus

    Journal Article | April 2020

    In this secondary-level lesson, students will generate and prioritize questions about the novel coronavirus and evaluate scientific and/or technical information from multiple authoritative sources, assessing the…

  • Integrating Engineering Design in Undergraduate Biology Using a Life Science Design Task

    Journal Article | November 2019

    This study examines the initial integration of engineering design in an introductory preservice elementary biology content course using a life science design task focused on composting.

  • 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.…

  • How to Read the Next Generation Science Standards

    Page | April 2020

    —a science or engineering practice, a core disciplinary idea … the discipline, core idea and sub-idea. All of these codes are shown in the table … as a disciplinary core idea in the Framework …

  • Guidelines for Authors: Science Scope

    Page | January 2020

    In addition to identifying a Disciplinary Core Idea, the chart should also … to the Disciplinary Core Idea(s) presented in your manuscript. These must … In addition to identifying a Disciplinary Core Idea, the chart should also …

  • Guidelines for Authors: The Science Teacher

    Page | January 2020

    area, grade level, big idea/unit, essential pre-existing knowledge, time … with the Science and Engineering Practices, Disciplinary Core Ideas, and Cross … a life science, physical science, or earth science standard in addition …

  • Guidelines for Authors: Science and Children

    Page | January 2020

    to the Disciplinary Core Idea(s) presented in your manuscript. These must … to the Disciplinary Core Idea(s) presented in your manuscript. These must … to the Disciplinary Core Idea(s) presented in your manuscript. These must …

  • 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 energy, and energy in chemical processes and everyday life …

  • Online Connections: The Science Teacher

    Page | January 2020

    February 2020 Idea Bank … Life of a Water Molecule directions … Bringing Life Processes to Life …

  • Online Connections: Science and Children

    Page | January 2020

    of Life and Death … life easier … Life cycle of tulip student page …

  • Leveraging Science in the News

    Journal Article | February 2020

    that incorporate student development of core science ideas and concepts through … life sciences, Earth and space sciences, and engineering at various … that incorporate student development of core science ideas and concepts through …

  • A Reflection on the Changing Reality of Science

    Journal Article | April 2020

    of science by moving beyond the core content, identifying crosscutting ideas … the theory that “life is flux” (Stanford University, 2016).  As scientists … we can appreciate this idea, with the tentativeness of scientific knowledge being …

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