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Three-Dimensional Learning Resources

 

Three-dimensional learning uses science and engineering practices to actively engage students in science learning, integrating these with disciplinary core ideas and crosscutting concepts, and explaining phenomena and/or designing solutions to problems to drive student learning.

Latest Resources

 

Web Seminar

Archive: 250 Teachers in 100 Districts in 10 States - What has the Field Test Told OpenSciEd about How These Materials Live in Real Classrooms? June 18, 2020

Dive into the data and information collected through the OpenSciEd field test. See how the wisdom from teachers and students informs the materials. ...

 

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

Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics, Volume 2: Electricity and Magnetism Lab Investigations for Grades 9–12

Are you interested in a three-dimensional approach to helping your high school physics students learn the practices of science, including constructing...

 

Interactive E-book Kids

Peeking Inside Plants

In the Peeking Inside Plants eBook, learners explore plant structures (stems, leaves, flowers, roots, and fruit) in order to build an argument about h...

 

NSTA Press Book

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Physics, Volume 2: Electricity and Magnetism Lab Investigations for Grades 9–12

New in 2020! Download and read a sample chapter from this book to learn more....

 

Journal Article

Directed inquiry and three-dimensional learning
 

Journal Article

An Expanded Observe-Wonder-Learn
 

Journal Article

In Flight With Paper Airplanes
 

eBook

Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 3–5: Explore Before Explain (e-book)

Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 3–5 is a one-stop resource that will inspire you to reimagine how you teach science in elementary school. The...

 

NSTA Press Book

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science: Three Dimensional Investigations

Are you interested in helping your elementary students learn the practices of science, including constructing explanations and engaging in argument fr...

 

NSTA Press Book

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science: Three Dimensional Investigations

Are you interested in helping your elementary students learn the practices of science, including constructing explanations and engaging in argument fr...

 

NSTA Press Book

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Third-Grade Science: Three Dimensional Investigations

Are you interested in helping your elementary students learn the practices of science, including constructing explanations and engaging in argument fr...

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