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cells, sciPack, Stem, EVOLUTION, density
BY BOB RIDDLE
ver time, we have been able
to observe, track, and de-
termine the orbits for many
objects in direct orbits around the
Sun, including comets, aster...
late tectonics is considered a “unifying theory” in the field of ge-
ology because it synthesizes the work and theories of most other
areas of geology (Oreskes and LeGrand 20...
Eighth Graders Learn
Physics Concepts From
BY KELLY GOODEN
ver the past decade, the proliferation of su-
perhero movies has exploded. Marvel and
DC comics have brought a...
Saved in 2 libraries
Supporting students in
BY MARY KOPPAL, MEREDITH N. LONG, LEAH DONOVAN, DAMISHA DRAKES,
SARAH Q. PAPPALARDO, JO ELLEN ROSEMAN
hether students are in
Kids teaching kids
Using summary boards to demonstrate
learning through scientific communication
BY LAURA RILEY AND KIM HEALY
ommunication is about
sharing the exciting find-
ings of science, incr...
Rapping up the content
BY BRIAN HEISEY
usic is powerful, no mat-
ter the genre. It pulls
the listener in through
words, beats, vocals, and lyrics
that attract our attention and ...
Sourdough citizen science
BY JILL NUGENT
he winter months are a
quintessential time of the
year for baking, and the
global citizen science project,
Sourdough for Science, invites
you to bake br...
Modifying labs for students
with special needs
BY KAITLYN MCGLYNN AND JANEY KELLY
Why modify labs
We spend so much time as teach-
ers modifying quizzes, tests, and
other assignments to fit students’...
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