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  • Modeling Parts of Systems and Particle Movement in Matter

    Journal Article | March 2020

    Connecting to Three-Dimensional Standards (Matter: Physical Science … students when considering the disciplinary core idea related to matter … and its interactions, specifically the structure and properties of matter. Instruction …

  • 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 …

  • Yes, and Cross-Curricular Planning for Preschool

    Journal Article | August 2019

    of matter, measuring capacity, and mixing matter to make a change. Children … table, they are discovering relationships between the properties of matter … PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter (NGSS). Children discover …

  • The Sixth E

    Journal Article | March 2020

    of teaching matter in the second-grade classroom. The goals of these lessons … but the aim of that article was to have students eventually classify matter by its extensive … in their science journal: Matter is the stuff around …

  • The Roadster Challenge

    Journal Article | March 2020

    of Matter) (She intentionally withheld comments about the axle needing … PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter …

  • Deconstructing Solids

    Journal Article | March 2020

    work while engaging them in learning about the structure of matter … learning about the conservation of matter. Once the students finish building … and Properties of Matter A great variety of objects …

  • Patterns, Puzzles, and the Periodic Table

    Journal Article | October 2019

    of Matter (PS1.A) (NGSS Lead States 2013 … PS.1A: Structure and Properties of Matter The periodic …

  • Making Everyday Phenomena Phenomenal

    Journal Article | April 2020

  • 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…

  • Winter Fun Without Wet Mittens

    Journal Article | October 2019

    material, we were able to develop more reliable results. To conclude …

  • Advancing Alloys

    Journal Article | April 2020

    The manufacture of metal alloys is ubiquitous, yet infrequently discussed in high school coursework as concepts related to them are often too complex or abstract for beginning science students. However, earlier…

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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

  • Developing the Next Generation of Elementary Science Teachers

    Journal Article | November 2019

    This article describes how science educators at a large southeastern university developed specialized science training for elementary preservice teachers (EPSTs) by creating a combination of discipline-specific science…

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