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  • Healthy Living, Grade 10: STEM Road Map for High School

    NSTA Press Book | May 2020

    New in 2020! Download and read a sample chapter from this book to learn more. What if you could challenge your 10th graders to develop a product or process that helps people embrace diet and exercise and has…

  • The NSTA Quick-Reference Guide to the NGSS, High School

    NSTA Press Book | October 2014

    Since the release of the first draft of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), NSTA has been at the forefront in promoting the standards and helping science educators become familiar with and learn to navigate…

  • Online Extras: Toward High School Biology

    Page | March 2020

    Online Extras: Toward High School Biology If you have purchased the teacher's edition of Toward High School Biology, you can view the accompanying erratum, videos, photos, print materials, full-color images, research articles, and source and supply list online. These resources are for your personal use only and are not…

  • Competitions

    Page | February 2020

    Competitions

  • Dive In! Immersion in Science Practices for High School Students

    NSTA Press Book | April 2017

    What is it really like to plunge into the world of science learning and teaching? Find out in this unique book. Dive In! grew out of a teacher–scientist project at the University of New Hampshire that promoted active…

  • Beyond the Egg Drop: Infusing Engineering Into High School Physics

    NSTA Press Book | January 2018

    Problem: You’re eager to expand your physics curriculum and engage your students with engineering content but you don’t know how. Solution: Use the approach and lessons in Beyond the Egg Drop to infuse engineering into…

  • Radioactivity, Grade 11: STEM Road Map for High School

    NSTA Press Book | May 2019

    What if you could challenge your 11th graders to figure out the best response to a partial meltdown at a nuclear reactor in fictional Gammatown, USA? With this volume in the STEM Road Map Curriculum Series, you can!…

  • NGSS in Action: Alison Hapka, High School Physics

    Page | March 2020

    NGSS in Action: Alison Hapka, High School Physics Alison Hapka knows what active science learning can do for a classroom. For one thing, it makes a giant mess: everyone talking at once, papers and supplies scattered all over, and desks pointing every which way. This is what it looks like in the science classes she…

  • Construction Materials, Grade 11: STEM Road Map for High School

    NSTA Press Book | November 2017

    What if you could challenge your 11th graders to gain an understanding of the feats of engineering required to build high-rise buildings—and maybe even improve them? With this volume in the STEM Road Map Curriculum…

  • Car Crashes, Grade 12: STEM Road Map for High School

    NSTA Press Book | September 2018

    What if you could challenge your 12th graders to understand car crashes in the context of physical forces, manufacturing challenges, government safety standards, and individual rights? With this volume in the STEM Road…

  • Science and Religion in Middle School and High School Classrooms

    Book Chapter | October 2019

    This chapter is at the heart of the conflict around teaching evolution—the classrooms of middle and high school teachers. Our overall approach gives science teachers a way to move beyond conflict and toward a classroom…

  • Toward High School Biology: Understanding Growth in Living Things, Teacher Edition

    NSTA Press Book | October 2017

    Would you like to challenge your middle school students to explain a range of phenomena—from how nylon thread can form from two clear, colorless liquids to how a snake that eats only eggs can make body structures such…

  • Toward High School Biology: Understanding Growth in Living Things, Student Edition

    NSTA Press Book | October 2017

    Through 19 carefully sequenced lessons and activities, this unit gets middle schoolers ready for next-level learning. Students explore what happens at the molecular level so they can understand how living things grow…

  • K-12 Progressions, High School

    Book Chapter | October 2014

    This free sample chapter shows the K–12 progression of each of the components in the foundation box (e.g., practices, core ideas, or connection to nature of science). These matrixes will help you understand what…

  • Designing Facilities for the High School (9-12)

    Book Chapter | January 2007

    When we participate in a school building program, we create learning environments that will last for many decades. So a major principle of good science facilities planning is to avoid building for a single curricular…

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