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he nature of science (NOS) describes what science is
and how knowledge in science is developed (NSTA
2013). To develop elementary students’ understand-
ings of how scientists explore the world, we...
By Caryn Walker and Ingrid Weiland
work is human
teachers wonder, we all
wonder. One day, as I was
reflecting on my science in-
Fix the potholes! Helping
their interests and life
experiences into scientific
by Nicole Beeman-Cadwallader, Cassie
Quigley, and Gayle Buck
By Ingrid Weiland
January 2011 41
PBL is one approach to teaching science that sup-
ports the notion that students best construct knowledge
within contextual settings, an...
46 Science and Children
n 1992, 28,800 rubber bath toys (i.e., ducks, frogs,
turtles, and beavers) fell off a cargo ship in the mid-
dle of the Pacific Ocean (44.7° N, 178.1° E). T o this
TRIED AND TRUE
Soil is more than just dirt
by Carrie Taylor and C. John Graves
he web of life provides an array of ecological
services from which we can learn. Biomim-
icry is the s...
science content connections and helped students
translate their interests and life experiences into sci-
entific investigations. n
Barton, A.C. 1998. Feminist science educa...
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