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44 Journal of College Science Teaching
The Game Changer: Keeping Your Head
in Contact Sports
By Patrick R. Field and Kelsey L. Logan
he Game Changer is an in-
terrupted case study tha...
The role of vocabulary in scientific sense-making
By Amelia Wenk Gotwals and Tanya Wright
“Plants Don’t Eat”
“Plants Are Producers”
Science and Children 44
hile young children find it fu...
A novel way to learn about science
content and the practice of modeling.
Lauren Barth-Cohen and
October 2017 33
mportant science phenomena—such as atomic structure,
he global scale of climate
change may seem beyond
many high school students’
comprehension. To complicate mat-
ters, climate change has emerged as
a political issue that pits candidates,
During the Jurassic period (201 million to 145 million years ago),
termites up to 15 mm long consumed and recycled vegetation and
feces. Since then, termites have evolved into some 3,000 identified ...
n this activity, students learned scientific prac-
tices and evidence-based reasoning by formu-
lating and testing hypotheses about factors af-
fecting human reaction time and examining
The Science Teacher 6 The Science Teacher 6
October 2017, Notes From the Field Editor Steve Metz
Kate Lu Sedor
October 2017 Glenn Branch
To the best of your knowledge, what proportion of climate
scientists think that global warming is caused mostly by
October 2017, Using Web Tools to Support Learning Ben Smith and Jared Mader
Teaching the Facts About Climate Change
In the midst of “fake news” and climate change denial,
teachers need to...
Otto von Guericke’s demonstration of atmospheric pressure. Two teams
of horses couldn’t pull apart a partially evacuated pair of hemispheres.
The Ever-Present Atmospheric Pressure
We live a...