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Edited by Carla C. Johnson,
Janet B. Walton, and Erin Peters-Burton
STEM Road Map
for Elementary School
Patterns and the Plant World
P atterns and the
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ella and her parents went out to the farm-
er’s market on a chilly October day to look
for a pumpkin to make into a jack-o’-
lantern. They had several goals in mind.
One was to find the best-lookin...
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t is often difficult for overburdened teachers to
develop lessons or activities that are compatible
with the everyday life experiences of their stu-
dents. A major premise of this book is that if
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hantidas was reading a science magazine
when she spotted something that looked
like fun. It was called “dancing popcorn”
and the article gave directions but did not
tell her what was going to happ...
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mber was riding along with her brother
Jake in their mother’s car. They were
going to see if Jake could find a used
car he could afford. That meant visit-
ing a lot of car dealers along the road.
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aya and Leo begged and begged for
a puppy. Finally, after a lot of talking
about who promised to feed it, walk
it, and train it, Grandma agreed to
add a new member to the family.
Maya, Leo, and Gr...
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oyce picked up her ice-cold glass of grape
juice hoping that a cold drink would cool
her off on this hot and humid day. She
grasped it firmly, but suddenly it slipped
through her fingers and smash...
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ut on your warm coat and mittens,” shout-
ed Mom from the living room just as Ian
was about to head out the door on his way
to school. He knew better than to argue;
besides it was windy and cold ou...
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t was a brisk autumn evening and Annie, the
four-year-old golden retriever, was eager for a
postsupper walk. Kelsey enjoyed walking Annie
because she was such a well-behaved dog. Well,
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e have all heard people refer to any
activity that takes place in a science
lesson as an “experiment.” Yet, as
taught today, science is practically
devoid of true experiments. Experime...
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