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Experts answer teachers’ questions about everyday science.
Q: Are there different types
of force and motion
“Red Rover! Red Rover let
Jesse come over!” Young stu-
dents are familiar w...
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...el the Cosmos
BY DAN CHIBNALL, JESSE WILCOX,
AND SARAH WILLEFORD
Space science/scale of solar
system and gravity
ince the adoption of the Next
Generation Science Standards,
we have been including more en-
gineering activities in our third-grade
curriculum. During these activities,
our students have been em...
BY HALLIE EDGERLY, JESSE WILCOX,
AND JACLYN EASTER
Creating a Positive
and detailed rubrics often diminishes the cognitive
complexity and creativity of the task. ...
to Elementary Students
By Jesse Wilcox and Alaina Lake
he nature of science (NOS)—
what science is and how sci-
ence works—has been a
prominent part of science education
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...ie Edgerly, Jaclyn Easter, and Jesse Wilcox
Using the philosophy of
technology and engineering
to expose misconceptions
ncreasingly, science teachers are expected
to devote instruction to technol...
62 Science and Children
lthough most elementary students have
had experiences with magnets, they gener-
ally have misconceptions about magnetism
(Driver et al. 1994; Burgoon, Heddle, and
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