Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Lightle Apr 12, 2012.
Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Lightle Jan 9, 2012.
The standards are now available at www.nextgenscience.org. The new standards establish learning expectations in science for K–12 students combining three important dimensions—science and engineering practices, disciplinary core ideas, and crosscutting concepts. NGSS provides a cohesive approach to science instruction that will significantly change the way science is taught and learned.
Twenty-six states led the development of…Continue
Posted on April 10, 2013 at 11:00am
Immediately following the January 8 release of the second public draft of the Next Generation Science Standards, on Wednesday, January 9, at 7:30 p.m. (Eastern), NSTA will host a web seminar on key components of the second NGSS draft featuring Stephen Pruitt, Vice President for Content, Research and Development for Achieve. The 90-minute webinar will also include NSTA President Karen Ostlund. To register for the web seminar, click here:…Continue
Posted on January 4, 2013 at 5:45pm
Are you interested in participating in a pilot study of a new middle and high school curriculum designed to teach students about climate change and the impacts of climate change on biological communities? If so, the University of Michigan with support from the National Science Foundation developed a curriculum that fuses core science content with scientific practices in several important topic areas including weather and climate, the greenhouse effect, and the carbon cycle. This online…Continue
Posted on December 11, 2012 at 2:10pm
From NSTA Newsletter: NSTA and the CBC have selected the annual list of Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12. This year's list includes books by well-known authors like Seymour Simon and Nic Bishop, focuses on some of the most primal concepts (what does an animal do on the first day of its life?), and even explains why the vampire myth persists in our society. The books on this list feature captivating stories of human achievement—like those of Rachel Carson or the diverse…Continue
Posted on November 26, 2012 at 1:44pm
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