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Return to sender (part 2)
BY BOB RIDDLE
n August, NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex
mission will begin its route to
Bennu, a carbonaceous near-
FIGURE 1: Orbits of Earth and asteroid Bennu
Earth asteroid that ...
A method for integrating science and engineering instruction
By Katie Barth, Damon Bahr, and Steven Shumway
A student shows off the water chamber he designed to filter contaminated water.
Science and ...
Kindergarteners investigate forces and use
engineering to corral an unpredictable robot.
By Pamela Lottero-Perdue, Kathryn Grabia, and Cody Sandifer
Science and Children 46
n a kindergarten class...
Teacher: “Did you hear”
Students: “Hear what”
Teacher: “Beady Kid went outside for a walk and was
attacked by invisible rays!”
Teacher: “Y ou heard me, invisible rays. Beady Kid...
Building explanations through exploration using an engaging toy
By Mike Mangiaracina
Science and Children 60
group of second graders are gathered around a
white puddle on the table. The remains o...
Kate Lu Sedor
Assistant Executive Director, Journals
Kenneth L. Roberts
Resources and conversation on PreK to 2 science
Science and Children 18
Download a list of children’s
books relating to seasonal
changes and weather at www.
Building literacy in playful, meaningful ways
Science and Children 20
Learning About T rees With the 5Es
By Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong
1. Read this poem aloud, pausing briefly after each s...
Codes and Communication
By Christine Anne Royce
nformation technology has changed significantly over time. A Framework for K–12 Science Education states that by
the end of second grade, students sh...
Promoting learning through assessment
Science and Children 28
Embedding Formative Assessment into
the 5E Instructional Model
By Page Keeley
ormative assessment and in-