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Earth and space sciences investigate processes that operate on Earth and address Earth's place in the solar system and galaxy, involving phenomena that range in scale from the unimaginably large to invisibly small.


Two Beautiful Eclipses Coming to North America!

Kick-start your planning for the upcoming eclipse events. Solar Eclipses are exciting astronomical events that can provide a great opportunity for teachers and students to learn about the science of astronomy and explore the beauty of the natural world. Check out the following collection of resources and teaching materials to use in the classroom.

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, July 16, 2024


Clear Creek ISD_Making Sense of 3D Teaching and Learning

Making Sense of Three-Dimensional Teaching and Learning - Designing High-Quality Instructional Materials. Workshop for Clear Creak ISD - 7.11.24...


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Scaffolding Fourth-graders’ Inquiry about Erosion

This sequence of lessons has students observing erosion and creating ideas about factors that affect erosion. Then, as a class, students first explore...


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Capturing Photons

Smart Telescope technology and its suggested use for the Science classroom....


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Ecology in Urban Spaces: Contributions of Urban Green Spaces to Ecological and Community Health

Our program seeks to introduce middle school students to a range of STEM topics and careers. We planned and enacted a five-lesson unit themed around t...


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Geology from a Beaker: Student Activities in Earth Science

Student activities based on deposition in a beaker introduce Walther’s Law, which states that, if uninterrupted, vertical deposition is duplicated i...


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Coral Diseases: Incorporating Scientific Research and Authentic Learning into the High School Science Classroom

This article discusses an innovative approach to science education focused on engaging students through authentic learning experiences and hands-on ac...


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Going Beneath the Surface: Using Socioscientific Issues to Explore Human Impacts on Soil

Socioscientific issues (SSIs) can help students think about the moral and ethical issues related to science. When SSI issues are based on local phenom...



OpenSciEd - Tips and Tricks for MA Educators

Created by the OpenSciEd Equitable Instruction Initiative (OEI) for Massachusetts middle school educators Labels indicate OpenSciEd-designated unit...



OpenSciEd Summer 2024 Workshops for Massachusetts Educators

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, July 9, 2024

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