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Johnson, Carla C., Ed.; Walton, Janet B., Ed.; Peters-Burton, Erin E., Ed. – NSTA Press, 2019
What if you could challenge your 11th graders to figure out the best response to a partial meltdown at a nuclear reactor in fictional Gammatown, USA? With this volume in the "STEM Road Map Curriculum Series," you can! "Radioactivity" outlines a journey that will steer your students toward authentic problem solving while…
Descriptors: Grade 11, High School Students, STEM Education, Nuclear Energy
Weinburgh, Molly; Silva, Cecilia; Smith, Kathy Horak – NSTA Press, 2019
Many middle and high school teachers are educated to teach science content--they don't anticipate that one day they may be teaching it to students who need to learn both content and English. If the day has come when you're facing that two-pronged challenge, here's the resource you need. "Supporting Emergent Multilingual Learners in…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Science Instruction, Inquiry
Johnson, Carla C., Ed.; Walton, Janet B., Ed.; Peters-Burton, Erin E., Ed. – NSTA Press, 2019
What if you could challenge your second graders to design an outdoor STEM classroom with a butterfly garden, birdbath, and sundial? With this volume in the "STEM Road Map Curriculum Series," you can! "Investigating Environmental Changes" outlines a journey that will steer your students toward authentic problem solving while…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods, Outdoor Education
Sampson, Victor; Murphy, Ashley – NSTA Press, 2019
Are you interested in using argument-driven inquiry (ADI) for elementary instruction but just aren't sure how to do it? You aren't alone. "Argument-Driven Inquiry in Third-Grade Science" will provide you with both the information and instructional materials you need to start using this method right away. The book is a one-stop source of…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Grade 3, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students
McConnell, Tom J.; Parker, Joyce; Eberhardt, Janet – NSTA Press, 2018
"Problem-Based Learning in the Physical Science Classroom, K-12" will help your students truly understand concepts such as motion, energy, and magnetism in true-to-life contexts. The book offers a comprehensive description of why, how, and when to implement problem-based learning (PBL) in your curriculum. Its 14 developmentally…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Physical Sciences, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Instruction
Johnson, Carla C., Ed.; Walton, Janet B., Ed.; Peters-Burton, Erin E., Ed. – NSTA Press, 2018
What if you could challenge your 12th graders to understand car crashes in the context of physical forces, manufacturing challenges, government safety standards, and individual rights? With this volume in the "STEM Road Map Curriculum Series," you can! "Car Crashes" outlines a journey that will steer your students toward…
Descriptors: STEM Education, High School Students, Physics, Mathematics Instruction
Graham, Karen J.; Gengarelly, Lara M.; Hopkins, Barbara A.; Lombard, Melissa A. – NSTA Press, 2017
What is it really like to plunge into the world of science learning and teaching? Find out in this unique book. "Dive In!" grew out of a teacher-scientist project at the University of New Hampshire that promoted active learning and using science practices in the classroom. That experience yielded this book's reason for being: to provide…
Descriptors: High School Students, Secondary School Science, Science Education, Science Instruction
McGough, Julie V.; Nyberg, Lisa M. – NSTA Press, 2017
Children want to explore, dig, build, play, and wonder. To do this they need to touch, feel, see, observe, listen, manipulate, plan, and create. How does a teacher build and maintain a learning environment that will help students investigate meaningful questions? How does a teacher plan and manage ongoing investigations? How does a teacher use…
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Investigations, Teaching Methods, Educational Environment
McConnell, Tom J.; Parker, Joyce; Eberhardt, Janet – NSTA Press, 2017
If you've ever asked yourself whether problem-based learning (PBL) can bring new life to both your teaching and your students' learning, here's your answer: Yes. This all-in-one guide will help you engage your students in scenarios that represent real-world science in all its messy, thought-provoking glory. The scenarios will prompt K-12 students…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Earth Science, Space Sciences, Astronomy
McConnell, Tom; Parker, Joyce; Eberhardt, Janet – NSTA Press, 2016
"Problem-Based Learning in the Life Science Classroom, K-12" offers a great new way to ignite your creativity. Authors Tom McConnell, Joyce Parker, and Janet Eberhardt show you how to engage students with scenarios that represent real-world science in all its messy, thought-provoking glory. The scenarios prompt K-12 learners to immerse…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Biological Sciences, Science Education, Elementary Secondary Education
McGough, Julie V.; Nyberg, Lisa M. – NSTA Press, 2015
This pedagogical picture book is a powerful tool in a small package. The authors of "The Power of Questioning" invite you to nurture the potential for learning that grows out of children's irrepressible urges to ask questions. The book's foundation is a three-part instructional model, Powerful Practices, grounded in questioning,…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Questioning Techniques, Science Process Skills, Investigations
Lee, Okhee, Ed.; Miller, Emily, Ed.; Januszyk, Rita, Ed. – NSTA Press, 2015
It's challenging to teach science well to all students while connecting your lessons to the "Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)". This unique book portrays real teaching scenarios written by the teachers on the "NGSS" Diversity and Equity Team. The seven authentic case studies vividly illustrate research- and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Science Education, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods