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Scientific inquiry has been used to describe a broad range of classroom activities. With the release of the Framework, inquiry is more narrowly defined as three-dimensional teaching and learning in service to (figuring out) phenomenon.

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Preservice Teachers’ Meaningful Science Learning

This article describes how preservice elementary teachers learn about the nature of science and develop scientific literacy through a collaborative ...

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, February 27, 2024
 

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, February 6, 2024
 

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Creating Equity for Black Science Students

Creating equity for Black science students requires deep listening and can be achieved with phenomenological qualitative research and a community of i...

 

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How Can We Make Our Students’ Thinking Visible?

Understanding our students’ thinking is paramount to moving a lesson forward and seeing where misconceptions exist. By providing particular prompts,...

 

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Does Drinking Milk Cause Strong Bones?

In 1935, individuals living in the United States began to encounter eye-catching posters communicating a variety of public program messages from the W...

 

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Pathways to Science Literacy

Science concepts connect us to the wonders of the natural universe. Why is the sky blue? [Air molecules behave much like tiny little tuning forks.] Is...

 

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Comparing Undergraduate Nature of Science Views in Traditional Versus Inquiry-Taught Science Courses

This qualitative study compares the views about nature of science (NOS) between students enrolled in a traditional lecture and laboratory course and s...

 

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Teaching Preservice Teachers the Water Cycle With a Conceptual Change Model

The purposes of this study were to examine preservice elementary teachers’ conception of the water cycle; determine if participating in a conceptual...

 

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An Online Introductory Biology Laboratory Utilizing Inquiry-Based Methods Leads to High Student Satisfaction

Online laboratories can be an effective way to introduce students to lab concepts while providing flexibility, increased access, and reduced costs. Ho...

 

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The Importance of Partnership, Support, and Sustained Professional Development
 

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Transition to Virtual Judging for In-Person Elementary School Science Fairs
 

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Open Innovation Challenge to Mitigate Global Warming

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