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Science

Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in science.

Five-Minute Film Festival: The Science of Sports

Sports offers a perfect opportunity to explore concepts like force, motion, potential energy, velocity, and torque. Engage your students with this collection of videos about the intersection of science and sports.

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To STEM and Beyond: How Do We Help Our Students Get Hired?

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How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning

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Common Core in Action: How Two Science Teachers are Implementing Common Core

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Why Curiosity Enhances Learning

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Should You Flip Your Classroom?

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Travel Journals: Student-Created Textbooks

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Science Strategies Pinterest Board

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Why Curiosity Enhances Learning

A neurological study has shown that curiosity makes our brains more receptive for learning, and that as we learn, we enjoy the sensation of learning.

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Should You Flip Your Classroom?

There is a lot of buzz around the flipped-classroom model. Blogger and AP Chemistry Ramsay Musallam covers the pros and cons and offers a framework to help you consider whether flipping is the approach for your classroom.

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Design Tips for Science Learning Spaces

The design of science facilities at a school can either enhance or impede effective instruction. Check out these important tips and guidelines for designing science learning spaces in K-12 classrooms.

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STEM and Writing: A Super Combination

Read how a quantum physicist, who was a guest speaker in a language arts classroom, inspired the imagination and writing of the middle school students.

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Learning STEM Through Agriculture on a Nebraska Farm
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Learning STEM Through Agriculture on a Nebraska Farm

Elisabeth Loseke's Hands-On Education When asked how I have been exposed to science during my lifetime, my matter-of-fact response is usually something like this: "I grew up in a science lab." I can only imagine the thoughts running through the...

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The Science of Fear

The amygdala is your brain's 911 operator, triggering a hardwired reaction to danger. Fear is fun to learn about, but fear itself can hinder learning!

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Ten Websites for Science Teachers

Blogger Eric Brunsell takes us on a tour of his favorite online resources for science teachers.

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Twenty Ideas for Engaging Projects

Blogger Suzie Boss shares 20 ideas for getting engaging projects going in your classroom.

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Ten Websites for Science Teachers

Blogger Eric Brunsell takes us on a tour of his favorite online resources for science teachers.

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22 Simple Ideas for Harnessing Creativity in the Elementary Classroom

Kindergarten inclusion teacher Trisha Riche' inspires her students -- and her readers -- to play, learn and teach outside of the box.

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Twelve Ideas for Teaching with QR Codes

Blogger and PBL specialist Andrew Miller offers an array of creative suggestions for using Quick Response codes in the classroom. (Updated 01/2014)

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How the iPad Can Transform Classroom Learning

Blogger Ben Johnson present lesson ideas and logistics for using the iPad in the classroom.

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Designing Science Inquiry: Claim + Evidence + Reasoning = Explanation

Edutopia blogger Eric Brunsell breaks scientific inquiry down into the basic CER model and offers suggestions for introducing it to students.

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The Five Features of Science Inquiry: How do you know?

The Five Features of Science Inquiry: How do you know? STEM blogger Eric Brunsell outlines the five features of science inquiry

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Science Strategies Pinterest Board

Visit a curated collection of resources related to teaching science on Edutopia's pinboard on Pinterest, including tips, activities, lesson ideas, and more.

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