Ideas and inspiration from NSTA’s November K-12 journals

Educators at all levels  will find ideas on helping students with Meeting the Challenges of Communicating Science in his month’s Science and Children. Many of the strategies can be adapted for other levels.

Science and ChildrenThe Speaking, Reading, and Writing Connection to Science

This issue is a must-read for teachers of all levels. The lessons described in the articles include connections with the NGSS.

For more on the content that provides a context for these projects and strategies see the SciLinks topics Adaptations, Bird Adaptations, Invertebrates, Leonardo da Vinci, Mollusks, pH Scale, Solids Liquids and Gases, States of Matter

Continue for The Science Teacher and Science Scope

The Science TeacherActivities and Investigations

In this issue, you’ll find science learning activities in a variety of contexts—biology, physics, ecology. The lessons described in the articles include connections with the NGSS.

For more on the content that provides a context for these projects and strategies see the SciLinks topics Avogadro’s Law, Cardiovascular Problems, Cardiovascular System, Chemical Bonding, Earth’s Moon, Genetic Variation, Gravity, Gravity and Orbiting Objects, Landfills, Measurements and Data, Meiosis, Mitosis, Projectile Motion, Punnett Squares, Recycling, Recycling Plastics, SI Measurement, Stars, Water Quality

 

Science ScopeScience for All

“Science for all” is just that – meeting the needs of all learners by using a variety of strategies and recognizing the value of students’ interests, the importance of their backgrounds, and the interest they have in their communities. Featured articles that describe lessons include a helpful sidebar (“At a Glance”) documenting the big idea, essential pre-knowledge, time, and cost. The lessons also include connections with the NGSS.

For more on the content that provides a context for these projects and strategies see the SciLinks topics Acceleration, Biodiversity, Bird Characteristics, Carbon Cycle, Careers in Science, Ecosystems, Forces, Genetics, Newton’s Laws, Phases of Matter, Punnett Squares, Science Misconceptions, Seasons

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