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Science and Children, 2016
Science teachers and mentors continue to be challenged to meet the high expectations of "A Framework for K-12 Science Education" and the "Next Generation Science Standards" ("NGSS"). Indeed the "Framework" urges to help learners "[build] progressively more sophisticated explanations of natural…
Descriptors: Science Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Materials, Childrens Literature
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Texley, Juliana – Science and Children, 2009
Today's classrooms have no real walls! Students explore the world on field trips, during virtual journeys on the world wide web, and through the books they read. These pathways help them fly to the ends of the universe to satisfy their scientific curiosity. Again this year, the professionals of the NSTA/CBC Review Panel for Outstanding Science…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Elementary School Science, Secondary School Science
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 2009
Simple, lively, and easy-to-understand science books in Spanish for the very young are the new reality in the publishing world. In contrast to previous years where there has been a wider selection of books for beginning, middle, and advanced readers, today publishers in the United States (with a few exceptions) seem to be concentrating on books…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Spanish, Science Instruction, Reading Materials
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Smith, Grinell – Science and Children, 2008
In this article, the author presents a list of science books that will foster students' interest in science. Some books were suggested by scientists, science educators, and former students. Some came from an analogous list for science journalists compiled by Boyce Rensberger, director of the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT. Some are…
Descriptors: Books, Science Interests, National Standards, Reading Material Selection
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Science and Children, 2005
The books that appear in this annotated bibliography selected as Outstanding Science Trade Books were published in 2004. Information at the end of this list includes details about the list and the selection process, a listing of the selection panel members, more information about the Children's Book Council and NSTA, and information about…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Science Materials
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Science and Children, 2003
Provides a list of outstanding science trade books for elementary and secondary students published in 2002. Focuses on the areas of archaeology, anthropology, paleontology, biography, environment and ecology, life science, physical science, and science-related careers. Presents the selection criteria. (YDS)
Descriptors: Archaeology, Biographies, Biological Sciences, Books
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Schon, Isabel – Science and Children, 2003
Provides a list of outstanding science trade books in Spanish for elementary and secondary students. (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education