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  • Core Idea PS3: Energy

    Book Chapter | October 2016

    This chapter focuses on energy—perhaps the most important idea in all of science. It is used by every scientific discipline and applies to all known natural phenomena. Students hear and use the word “energy” from a very…

  • The Sun's Energy

    Journal Article | January 2019

  • 4-PS3 Energy

    Collection | July 2016

  • Circuits (PS3 Energy)

    Collection | August 2017

  • Call for Papers: Science Scope

    Page | January 2020

    the grade bands … No matter how good we are at teaching to the standards, central to the success … among the energy transferred, the type of matter, the mass, and the change …

  • Science in Socio-Scientific Issues

    Journal Article | April 2020

  • Robots and Reading

    Journal Article | March 2020

  • 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…

  • A Water Wheel Challenge!

    Journal Article | February 2019

    with the matter around them. Interactions with forces and energy can range from … CCC). Energy and matter is one of these central themes in science and engineering … which fits within the 3–5 grade NGSS ETS standard) allows …

  • Using Storylines to Support Three-Dimensional Learning in Project-Based Science

    Journal Article | February 2019

    Learn” column identifies the science ideas that students are figuring … See Resources to learn more about the “ELeVATE: Investigating How Students Build …

  • A balloon that does not burn

    Journal Article | October 2019

    Using discrepant events to confront misconceptions

  • NSTA Press® Sample Chapters

    Page | May 2020

    Hester, Sherry A. Southerland, and Kristin Wilson     • Free … Hester, Sherry A. Southerland, and Kristin Wilson   &nbsp … Hester, Sherry A. Southerland, and Kristin Wilson   &nbsp …

  • Evidence of Molecular Motion

    Journal Article | November 2019

  • Making Everyday Phenomena Phenomenal

    Journal Article | April 2020

    of matter/gas). They also ask, “What causes changes in the properties … of weight/matter … of matter (e.g., particle nature of matter, properties of matter, chemical …

  • Arguing About a Chemical Change

    Journal Article | November 2019

    of how the molecules interact and recombine during the chemical reaction … Table 1) highlights key components of ACT-type questions …

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