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  • Dimension 3: Disciplinary Core Ideas: Physical Sciences

    Book Chapter | March 2012

    This chapter reviews how the physical science section has been organized under the following four core ideas and 13 component ideas. This sample chapter also includes the Table of Contents and Index.

  • 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

    Change in temperature during a chemical reaction … is conserved during a chemical reaction” (NGSS Lead States … is conserved in a chemical reaction. The lesson includes a writing task …

  • Crosscutting Concepts as Productive Ways of Thinking

    Journal Article | September 2019

    Tips and techniques for creative teaching

  • Understanding Chemical and Physical Changes

    Journal Article | February 2020

    helps make the change that connects to the disciplinary core idea. Finally … Disciplinary Core Idea … Connecting to the Common Core State Standards …

  • NGSS in Action: Alison Hapka, High School Physics

    Page | March 2020

    … NGSS in Action … they’re beginning to where they need to end up,” says Alison. The NGSS …

  • 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

    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

    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 … by the reviewers. Trade books directly related to the Disciplinary Core …

  • 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

    of energy, and energy in chemical processes and everyday life … Model how chemical energy is essential to life processes … processes and everyday life. How do you integrate this important concept …

  • Online Connections: The Science Teacher

    Page | January 2020

    probe handout February 2017 … probe handout February 2017 … probe handout February 2017 …

  • Online Connections: Science and Children

    Page | January 2020

    Online Connections: Science and Children July/August 2020 Teaching Through Trade Books Additional texts Stop the Spread student data sheet Wash Your Hands poster What Happens to Germs When ... chart Important Information to Know poster template What are microbes? Seven Steps to Preventing…

  • Leveraging Science in the News

    Journal Article | February 2020

    that incorporate student development of core science ideas and concepts through … that incorporate student development of core science ideas and concepts through …

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