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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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Why Curiosity Enhances Learning

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

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Should You Flip Your Classroom?

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Twenty Ideas for Engaging Projects

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Why Curiosity Enhances Learning

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Should You Flip Your Classroom?

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Behind the Next Generation Science Standards

Edutopia blogger Eric Brunsell interviews Emily Miller of the Next Generation Science Standards writing team, and learns how decisions were reached and what teachers can expect next year.

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Trends in Research-Based Practice: Report from the AERA Conference

Edutopia Research Analyst Vanessa Vega reports on trends in research-based practice as examined at the recent AERA Conference.

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Celebrating Women in Technology

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz advocates for the personal and cultural benefits of steering more girls onto the technology career track.

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Common Core Sample: Plumbing the Dark Mysteries of National Standards

With an entertaining soup of mixed metaphor, blogger Gaetan Pappalardo rants about the apparent shortcomings and multiple unknowns of the Common Core State Standards.

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Authentic, Hands-on Learning with Career and Technical Education

Blogger Jim Berman presents an updated definition of what career and technical education means in the 21st century.

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Social and Emotional Curriculum: Self-Reflection

In her Seven Doors to Happiness blog series, filmmaker Randy Taran opens Door Number Three to reveal techniques and positive outcomes for self-reflection..

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Reflecting on Video Games, Learning and Nutrition

Activist principal Pam Howard talks about the successful nutritional outcome of health-focused gaming software.

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Teachers' Tech Tools for Physics

Technology teacher and blogger Charlie Schofield presents some of his favorite apps for simplifying the often overwhelming subject of physics.

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Superhero Science

Guest blogger Autumn Crisp teaches her third graders about science by analyzing the powers of popular superheroes and having students scientifically invent their own mind-boggling comic book characters.

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Science Inquiry Carnival: Inquiry-Based Projects for the Classroom

STEM blogger Eric Brunsell shares a huge variety of inquiry-based projects to engage students.

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Out of This World: Students Take an Eco-Friendly Field Trip to Mars
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Out of This World: Students Take an Eco-Friendly Field Trip to Mars

A focus on energy conservation brings the sciences to life in a art class at Redwood Middle School, in Napa, California.

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Connecting STEM and Arts (TEAMS) to Spur U.S. Innovation: Part 1 of 5

The first in a five part series on the integration of arts in STEM education by guest blogger Jim Brazell.

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Canadian Kaleidoscope: Brookfield High School
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Canadian Kaleidoscope: Brookfield High School

At a multicultural high school in Ottawa, technology opens new worlds for the diverse student population.

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How to Design Right-Sized Challenges

Design student projects that hit the sweet spot -- relevant to real life, challenging enough to be interesting, and achievable for diverse learners.

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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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