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  • Noodling for Mollusks

    Journal Article | November 2012

    This article describes two activities for life science or biology classes. Students noodle bivalves and gastropods from a covered container, determining organism density as number per square meter and catch per unit…

  • 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…

  • Why Are There Coral in the Cliffs?

    Journal Article | January 2021

  • Using Big Data to Understand the History of Planet Earth

    Journal Article | June 2021

  • How Do Scallops Move?

    Case Study | June 2013

  • Mountaintop Fossil

    Lesson Plan | June 2021

    The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about mountain formation. The probe is designed to determine whether students recognize that some mountains are formed from the uplift of Earth’s crust…

  • Mountaintop Fossil

    Lesson Plan | December 2022

    The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about mountain formation. The probe is designed to determine whether students recognize that some mountains are formed from the uplift of Earth’s crust…

  • Is It a Rock? (Version 2)

    Lesson Plan | December 2022

    The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about an Earth material, rocks. The probe is designed to determine whether students can distinguish between humanmade, “rocklike” materials and…

  • From the Field, Events and Opportunities, April 20, 2021

    Reports Article | April 2021

  • Is It an Animal?

    Lesson Plan | August 2020

    The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students’ ideas about animals. The probe is designed to find out what characteristics students use to determine whether an organism is classified as an animal.

  • Freebies for Science and STEM Teachers/From the Field, May 10, 2022

    Reports Article | May 2022

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