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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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Getting ready for college chemistry

Why are these Texas high school students from the ChemBridge Program smiling? Perhaps it’s because they’re taking a course that lets them earn college chemistry credit and high school science credit–and helps them get ready for college chemistry.

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A New Reason to Visit the Library

A California middle school teacher tells how seed-lending libraries can help integrate science into the curriculum.

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