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  • Grands Are Grand: A Cross-Generational Learning Experience at the North Museum of Natural History & Science

    Book Chapter | January 2008

    Grands Are Grand is a monthly informal science program for children ages 3-5 and their grandparents offered by the North Museum of Natural History…

  • The History and Nature of Science: Is the Past the Key to Our Future?

    Journal Article | February 2014

    Explore how scientific theories are revised over time in light of new data and empirical evidence.

  • From Aristotle to Today: Making the History and Nature of Science Relevant

    Journal Article | January 2009

    Students connect to science in multiple ways. For some students, learning how real people have developed and defended their scientific ideas makes science relevant and interesting. Tracking the changes in scientific…

  • Dinoviz: Exploring the History and Nature of Science Through the Progression of Dinosaur Visualization

    Journal Article | February 2011

    Dinosaurs in the middle school classroom can be exciting. These extinct reptiles are both an exotic subject and familiar to our students. Because students are inherently interested, dinosaurs can serve as an effective…

  • Nature and History of Science

    Collection | November 2017

  • History and nature of science

    Blog Post | February 2014

    If you think that the “history and nature of science” means students reading biographies of scientists of the past, your thoughts may change after browsing this issue of Science Scope. These articles…

  • History and nature of science

    Blog Post | October 2007

    In the local newspaper, an organization advertised its Haunted House event for Halloween. One of the chambers is the laboratory of a “mad scientist.” I’m sure it was full of the usual stereotypes from horror movies.…

  • Natural history, nature science, and science teaching

    Blog Post | February 2008

    Our science department meetings were interesting. My colleague and I taught life and environmental science, and our counterparts in the high school sciences would poke (good-natured) fun at our “woodsy-birdsy…

  • Communication Disorders

    Page | February 2020

    Communication Disorders Communication Disorders involve a wide variety of problems in speech, language, and hearing. For example, speech and language disorders include stuttering, aphasia, dysfluency, voice disorders (hoarseness, breathiness, or sudden breaks in loudness or pitch), cleft lip and/or…

  • Best STEM Books 2021

    Page | November 2020

    Best STEM Books 2021 Winning Titles Ada Lovelace (The First Names Series) Ben Jeapes Illustrated by Nick Ward ABRAMS / Abrams Books for Young Readers How did the first computer come to be? Explore Ada Lovelace's determination, imagination, and amazing life as she becomes the brains behind…

  • Call for Papers: Science and Children

    Page | January 2020

    Call for Papers: Science and Children Your 2000-word manuscript should describe a set of connected lessons or investigations that build an idea or content area. They should include assessments (pre-, post- and formative) as well as enough detail that another teacher could replicate the lessons in the…

  • 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…

  • Online Connections: Journal of College Science Teaching

    Page | January 2020

    Online Connections: Journal of College Science Teaching January/February 2021 Facilitating Conceptual Change by Engaging Students’ Preconceptions During College Science Classroom Instruction Supplemental tables Sustainability, Energy, and the Green Economy Appendixes and additional resources…

  • Visual Impairments

    Page | February 2020

    Visual Impairments Students with visual impairments include those with low vision and those who are blind. Students who are blind may use Braille to read. Students with low vision tend to read print, may use optical devices, or may also read Braille like their peers who are blind. Both students who…

  • Online Connections: Science Scope

    Page | January 2020

    Online Connections: Science Scope July-August 2021 Under the Sea Standardized rubric for analyzing healthy and impacted coral Student worksheet for organizing evidence Using Big Data to Understand the History of Planet Earth Connecting to the Next Generation Science Standards Delving Into…

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