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  • Radioactive Waste: Resources for Environmental Literacy

    NSTA Press Book | May 2007

    Since World War II, hundreds of thousands of tons of radioactive materials have been produced in the United States. How we will dispose of nuclear waste is a controversial issue with a large technical component. This…

  • Putting Radioactivity to Work

    Book Chapter | May 2019

    This lesson provides a basic introduction to nuclear chemistry and exponential functions. Students learn about the discovery and history of radioactive elements and the scientific and societal implications of these…

  • Online Extras: Radioactivity, Grade 11 (STEM Road Map)

    Page | March 2020

    Online Extras: Radioactivity, Grade 11 (STEM Road Map) If you have purchased Radioactivity, Grade 11: STEM Road Map for High School, you can view the accompanying full-color figures online. These resources are for your personal use only and are not to be redistributed. To view the online extras, please type in the…

  • Radioactivity, Grade 11: STEM Road Map for High School

    NSTA Press Book | May 2019

    What if you could challenge your 11th graders to figure out the best response to a partial meltdown at a nuclear reactor in fictional Gammatown, USA? With this volume in the STEM Road Map Curriculum Series, you can!…

  • Radioactivity, Grade 11: STEM Road Map for High School (Book Sample)

    Book Chapter | February 2019

    What if you could challenge your 11th graders to figure out the best response to a partial meltdown at a nuclear reactor in fictional Gammatown, USA? With this volume in the STEM Road Map Curriculum Series, you can!br>…

  • Research and Teaching: Student Understanding of Ionizing Radiation and Radioactivity

    Journal Article | October 2001

    Results from research into the teaching and learning of physics have shown that many college students have significant conceptual and reasoning difficulties relating to topics of radioactivity. Interviewing students…

  • Radioactivity, Grade 11: STEM Road Map for High School (e-book)

    eBook | May 2019

    What if you could challenge your 11th graders to figure out the best response to a partial meltdown at a nuclear reactor in fictional Gammatown, USA? With this volume in the STEM Road Map Curriculum Series, you can!br>…

  • NSTA Press Extras

    Page | March 2020

    NSTA Press Extras NSTA Press® books with additional online resources Adventures With Arthropods: Eco-Friendly Lessons for Middle School Argument-Driven Inquiry series: Argument-Driven Inquiry in Biology: Lab Investigations for Grades 9–12 Argument-Driven Inquiry in Chemistry: Lab Investigations for Grades 9–12…

  • Radiochemist Catherine Riddle

    Journal Article | November 2021

  • Teaching the Periodic Table

    Journal Article | August 2021

  • Undergraduate Student Conceptions of DNA and Their Understanding of Basic Science

    Journal Article | April 2021

    An understanding of basic science is central to student success at the university level, even for students who will never work in scientific fields. Our investigation into students’ understanding of DNA is part of a…

  • Earth Day and Environmental Justice

    Journal Article | May 2020

  • The Importance of Reading Equations

    Journal Article | March 2022

  • The Never-Ending Contamination

    Case Study | August 2016

  • 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…

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