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  • Personal Protective Equipment

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    Personal Protective Equipment Personal protective equipment (PPE) includes safely designed and constructed garments or equipment, such as clothing, gloves, protective hearing devices, shoes, or goggles, designed to protect a person's body from injury or infection by minimizing exposure to workplace…

  • Other Health Impairments

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    Other Health Impairments According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004, a student can qualify for special education services under the coding of “Other Health Impairment” (OHI), defined as “having limited strength, vitality, or alertness, including a heightened alertness…

  • Environmental Health Literacy

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  • Personal Characteristics Influencing College Readiness of Hispanic Students in a STEM Gateway Course, First-Semester General Chemistry

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    This study is an exploratory comparison of 69 Hispanic students enrolled in first-semester general chemistry (Chem I) who attended either a Hispanic-Serving or emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution and were not…

  • Mapping the impact of the schoolyard on watershed health

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    Hardware, software, and websites for use in the classroom

  • Motor Impaired / Orthopedic Disability

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    Motor Impaired / Orthopedic Disability James Prescott Joule (1818–1889) was an English physicist who studied thermodynamics, leading to the famous “Joule’s Law.” He was born with a spinal disorder that required him to be home schooled. Motor impaired/orthopedic disabilities include a…

  • Eye Protection and Safer Practices FAQ

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    Eye Protection and Safer Practices FAQ What is My Obligation? Science teachers are obligated to provide students with the safest and most appropriate eye protection for the task that they are being asked to perform. School boards as the employer are required to purchase and teachers as employees to…

  • Safety Resources for Middle/Secondary Schools

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    Safety Resources for Middle/Secondary Schools U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: The National Library of Medicine (NLM) Specialized Information Services (SIS) recently released a new Enviro-Health Links page, "Laboratory Safety," which offers links to information for clinical, academic, and school…

  • Awesome Websites and More

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    Awesome Websites and More NSTA strongly believes that parents can and should play an integral part in their child’s science education. Listed below are websites taken from the NSTA e-newsletter Scientific Principals that parents can use to find out more about science education and engage their children in fun, simple…

  • Behavioral Disorders

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    Behavioral Disorders Behavioral disorders also known as conduct disorders are one of the most common forms of disability among children and young adults and is the most frequently cited reason for referral to mental health services. The appearance of behavioral disorders is increasing dramatically in…

  • Online Connections: The Science Teacher

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    Online Connections: The Science Teacher November/December 2020 The Aurora Borealis Student Worksheet Solar wind velocity data and answer key Solar storm answer key Connecting to the Next Generation Science Standards The Lives of Staph (Idea Bank) Appendix A Appendix B Appendix C…

  • Not an Old Person's Disease

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  • Teaching Science in the Context of Societal and Personal Issues

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