What are science teachers reading in June?

Science teachers are reading an eclectic selection of teaching resources this month, judging by the top content on NSTA’s website. You can look inside these books by downloading a free sample chapter at the NSTA Science Store.  Post a comment or tweet using the hashtag #nstareading to tell us what you’ve been reading and what books you’ve recently recommended to other science teachers!

Most Popular NSTA Press Bookscover image of the book "Designing Effective Science Instruction"

  1. Designing Effective Science Instruction: What Works in Science Classrooms, by Anne Tweed (sample chapter: “Building the Framework”)
  2. The Everyday Science Sourcebook, Revised 2nd Edition: Ideas for Teaching in Elementary and Middle School, by Larry Lowery (sample chapter: “Weather”)
  3. STEM Student Research Handbook, by Darci J. Harland (sample chapter: “Research Design”)
  4. Rise and Shine: A Practical Guide for the Beginning Science Teacher, by Linda Froschauer and Mary Bigelow (sample chapter: “The First Week of School”)
  5. Teaching Science Through Trade Books, by Christine Anne Royce, Karen Ansberry, and Emily Morgan (sample chapter: “Cloud Watchers”)

 Most Popular NSTA Press e-Bookscover image of the book Forensics in Chemistry

  1. Forensics in Chemistry:  The Case of Kirsten K., by Sara McCubbins and Angela Codron (sample chapter: “The Cooler and Delivery Truck Evidence”)
  2. Everyday Engineering: Putting the E in STEM Teaching and Learning, by Richard H. Moyer and Susan A. Everett (sample chapter: “Toothbrush Design: Is There a Better Bristle?”)
  3. Front-Page Science: Engaging Teens in Science Literacy, by Wendy Saul, Angela Kohnen, Alan Newman, and Laura Pearce (sample chapter: “Can I Do This? Frequently Asked Questions”)
  4. Gourmet Lab: The Scientific Principles Behind Your Favorite Foods, by Sarah Reeves Young (sample chapter: “Ballpark Pretzels”)
  5. Uncovering Student Ideas in Life Science, Volume 1: 25 New Formative Assessment Probes, by Page Keeley (sample chapter: “The Virus Debate”)
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