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Guidelines for the Evaluation of Instructional Materials in Science
posted on 12:41 PM, May 23, 2017
The BSCS just announced the release of "Guidelines for the Evaluation of Instructional Materials in Science"for those engaged in "evaluating the extent to which widely used instructional materials embody" the NGSS/NRC view of science learning.
Denine Voegeli wins Earth Science Teacher Award
posted on 12:56 PM, May 22, 2017
Denine Voegeli,science teacher at Plainview-Elgin-Millville Junior High School, has won NAGT's state award for Minnesota Outstanding Earth Science Teacher of 2017!
Student Spaceflight Experiments Program -- Mission 12 to the International Space Station
posted on 11:42 AM, May 21, 2017
A Model U.S. National STEM Education Initiative for Grades 5-16 to inspire the next generation of America’s scientists and engineers
World of 7 Billion video contest
posted on 2:52 PM, May 19, 2017
Our student video contest winners have been chosen!
From the journal Nature: Revamped 'anti-science' education bills in United States find success
posted on 2:49 PM, May 19, 2017
Legislation urges educators to ‘teach the controversy’ and allows citizens to challenge curricula.
Job Postings
posted on 6:35 PM, May 17, 2017
The MnSTA website is now posting openings for teaching positions.
Science Notebooking
posted on 6:20 PM, May 17, 2017
The California Academy of Sciences has a website to give teachers strategies to help students with their science notebooking.
Help NSTA answer a question about student's perceptions of scientists
posted on 6:16 PM, May 17, 2017
NSTA Reports wants to know who students think can be scientists — do they think most scientists are white males or do they see potential scientists in everyone?
Free Resource from BSCS: Allergies and Scientific Inquiry
posted on 9:49 AM, May 11, 2017
BSCS is pleased to announce the availability of a digital resource aimed at helping middle school students learn important concepts related to food allergies and scientific inquiry.
National Academy of Science Teacher Resources
posted on 7:40 AM, May 10, 2017
The National Academy of Sciences has many resources for science teachers that are free for download or can be purchased at a discount.
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