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General science addresses universal properties and involves the fundamental concepts of the life, physical, as well as Earth and space sciences.

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What Does It Really Take to Get High School Students to Make Their Ideas Visible? by Angie Berk, Jen MacColl, and Kristen Moorhead

Asking high school students to reveal what they really think about what causes a natural or designed phenomenon is risky business. Risky in that it re...

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Notable Notebooks: Scientists and Their Writings (e-book)

Named an Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12!...


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The Seemingly Endless Uses of Waves

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Archive: Write from the Start, June 24, 2020

Have you read great articles in the NSTA journals that changed or added to the ways you and your students do science for the better? You could inspire...


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This and That Box

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iNaturalist: Citizen Science for the Digital Age

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Archive: Science Update: COVID-19: What We Know, Where We Are Going: A Look at What the Current Research Tells Us About the Pandemic, June 10, 2020

As new information comes out from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and researchers, educators, and parents are left with questions about the progr...


NSTA Press Book

The NSTA Atlas of the Three Dimensions

New in 2020! Download and read a sample chapter from this book to learn more. A key aspect of learning in K–12 education is the idea that what stu...


NSTA Press Book

STEM, Standards, and Strategies for High-Quality Units

New in 2020! Download and read a sample chapter from this book to learn more. Do you, your school, or your school district want to align your scienc...


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Learning by (seeing) osmosis

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Best Science Books of 2019

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Taking Science Home With Technology

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Developing and Implementing a Campus-Wide Professional Development Program: Successes and Challenges

Gateways-ND is a 5-year, National Science Foundation–funded effort directed toward three goals: maximizing the instructional effectiveness of postse...


NSTA Press Book

Making Sense of Science and Religion: Strategies for the Classroom and Beyond

The authors of Making Sense of Science and Religion believe that addressing interactions between science and religion is part of all science educators...

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