Tag Archives: science news

Teaching About Science in the News






How do you teach students to differentiate between science fact and science fiction? Are they able to compare “what pops up on Facebook” to legitimate science news sources like the National Science Foundation? Read this NSTA Reports story to learn what real teachers are doing to combat fake news.

Posted in NSTA Reports, The STEM Classroom | Also tagged , , , , , | 1 Response

7 Science Facts #NSTA Learned on Twitter This Week






Twitter is a treasure trove for news. These tweets caught our eye at NSTA recently, and they could surely be useful conversation starters in the classroom. Read on, and share the stories that caught your eye this week! 1. Kids love chasing fireflies, and scientists have been chasing the secret to how they glow for […]

Posted in NSTA Reports | Also tagged | Leave a comment