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A new monthly video chat , streamed live in Spanish from the NASA Kennedy Space Center , promotes awareness of NASA's diverse career opportunities for minority populations and highlights Hispanic professionals as role models working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields....
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Published in 2016
In 2016, Science Friday hosted a live online web panel to discuss challenges and approaches to teaching climate change science in the classroom. Led by passionate educators who are committed to best practices in climate education, this discussion provided innovated strategies for bringing climate...
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Having trouble shifting your instructional practices and building Earth science lessons for middle and high school students that support the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)? SciJinks is here to help! Educators can access a tool to search for SciJinks content that matches the elements of the...
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Experts at Stanford University systematically searched the academic literature and analyzed 119 peer-reviewed studies published over a 20-year period that measured the impacts of environmental education for K-12 students. The review found clear evidence that environmental education programs provide...
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Published in 1998
A list compiled by the Operation Physics Elementary / middleschool physics education outreach project of the American Institute of Physics.
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Published in 2010
This report updates two previous reports: Trends in the Use of School Choice: 1993 to 1999 (Bielick and Chapman 2003) and Trends in the Use of School Choice: 1993 to 2003 (Tice et al. 2006). Using data from the National Household Education Survey (NHES) of the U.S. Department of Education's National...
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"This institute for science teachers takes place at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The workshop provides hands-on, inquiry-based science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) activities as well as opportunities to work with NASA scientists and engineers and conduct field investigations...
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"Hosted by the NOAA office of National Marine Sanctuaries, this webinar series for formal and informal educators (K-college) offers an inside look at our nation's """"underwater treasures"""" and provides scientific expertise, resources, and training to support ocean and climate literacy in the...
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Published in 1991
The following list of Earth science misconceptions, compiled from surveys and misconception research, may provide a starting point for discovering and contending with student misconceptions. 
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Published in 2000
It is generally accepted that children have their own understanding of how the world works prior to receiving formal science instruction. Much research has been done to determine students' misconceptions related to the physical sciences; less has been done to understand children's ideas in the earth...
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Published in 2010
This report summarizes the activities and findings of Horizon Research, Inc. (HRI) in its external evaluation of the Science: It’s Elementary (SIE) program in the period July 2009 through June 2010.
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Cause and effect; patterns; scale; systems; energy and matter; structure and function; and stability and change -, these crosscuttng concepts are the frames through which scientists think about the natural world. K-12 students who understand crosscutting concepts can develop a deep framework for...
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EERE workforce and education activities range from supporting the rapid scale-up of deployed energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies through technology-specific workforce training programs, creating job task analyses for selected sectors, developing career visualization tools (ex.: Solar...
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At this website, K-12 teachers can access lesson plans, webinars, e-books, videos, interviews, and other resources that promote STEM as a way of thinking. The resources, all of which support NGSS, can be searched by resource type and topic. For example, teachers can find a webinar on Mastering the...
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The Challenger Learning Center of Alaska offers a variety of science workshops that integrate space science, mathematics, technology, problem solving, and teamwork. These programs can be tailored to your group's interests or needs, and offer exciting hands, and minds-on activities for all ages....
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