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7 NSTA Resources that Save Science Teachers Time and Money






Having worked at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) for many years, I get to talk to a lot of science teachers. One of my favorite things about them is how much they share with each other. In fact, I joked at our recent national conference that all the selfies were really “groupies”! So, inspired […]

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NSTA’s K-College Science Education Journals: September 2014 Issues Online






Just as teachers gear up for a new year, so too do NSTA journal editors! We just published our first issues of the school year, and there’s a lot of great science teaching ideas, lesson plans, STEM information, and of course materials to help you learn more about and integrate the Next Generation Science Standards. […]

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Five Ways to Spend 15 Minutes with The Science Teacher






Americans read more words each day than ever before, but in fewer consecutive minutes. As much as we would love to spend hours reading the award-winning NSTA journal The Science Teacher from cover to cover, it does not always work out that way. Instead, focus on the information most valuable to you. Here are five […]

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NSTA’s K-College Science Education Journals: April/May 2014 Issues Online






Science for All is the theme of our high school journal this month, but all four of NSTA’s grade-level journals are full of the types of ideas and lessons that promote a quality science education for all. This month’s K–College journals from the National Science Teachers Association have a wealth of articles on how to […]

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NSTA’s K-12 Science Education Journals: February Issues Online






It’s February, and many of us are focused on groundhogs, candy, and hoping never to hear the words polar vortex again! Spring is still a few months away, so this is a good time to bundle up and get a fresh look at what your science teaching peers are doing. The National Science Teachers Association […]

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Science and society






As the editor notes: “All students will need to make ethical decisions about complex socio-scientific issues that arise as a consequence of new science and technology.” So how does this translate to the classroom? The featured articles in this month’s issue describe several classroom-implemented lessons and units that go beyond the presentation of content to […]

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Fun and games with the carbon cycle






Demonstrating the carbon cycle was never so much fun as it was in Kristen Dotti’s session, Drop the Lecture and Let the Students Pick Up the Learning in Environmental Science.






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The magic of a scientist’s visit






When a scientist visits a classroom, it’s the start of a partnership that shapes students’ perception of science and enhances a teacher’s content knowledge.






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Science Lessons From History






Find out how and why science educators around the country are integrating history in their science lessons to help students make connections to their world.






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How’s the weather at your science museum?






Teachers and students are exploring the weather through exhibits at science museums around the country.






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