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Teaching Science Through Trade Books

The use of trade books to supplement science textbooks in the classroom is a proven, effective strategy to combine science and reading education for children in a way that is genuinely interesting to them. In the new NSTA Press book Teaching Science Through Trade Books, authors Christine Anne Royce, Emily Morgan, and Karen Ansberry compiled […]

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Outstanding Science Trade Books 2012 Awards Reception

Trade books are an important way for young children to learn about the wonders of the natural world outside of their neighborhood, and the details of the natural world at their doorstep. From giant squids to the day’s weather, from craters on the Moon to craters made by ant lions in the backyard dust, trade books both […]

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Science-related nonfiction books

I teach science at the elementary level. I’d like to improve our nonfiction science collection for students to read outside of class or for teachers to use during read-alouds. I want to be sure what we purchase is appropriate; do you have any suggestions or lists of recommended books for this level? —Gina, Thornton, Colorado […]

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Force and motion

All of these articles this month reflect Isaac Newton’s work on forces and motion and the application of these principles to our daily lives – from seat belts and amusement parks to tools and trains. Check out additional web resources available in SciLinks. Use the keyword “Newton” for sets of websites on Newton’s Laws and […]

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