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January 2012

Reading and writing have always been fundamental to science—for scientists, teachers, and students alike. In this information age, the emerging synergy between science and language arts can only help prepare students to become better producers and more critical consumers of ideas. From creative writing to science news to technology, this issue of The Science Teacher offers a range of activities to help build your students' scientific literacy.


Add to Library Climbing the Pyramid
The Science Teacher, Jan 12
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The Source-Quality Pyramid activity described in this article is a student-driven activity that promotes classroom discussion of science literacy and media awareness. It also helps address any student misconceptions about what makes a news source credible.
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Add to Library Core Ideas of Engineering and Technology
The Science Teacher, Jan 12
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This article addresses Chapter 8 of A Framework for K–12 Science Education, which presents core ideas in technology and engineering at the same level as core ideas in the traditional science fields.
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Add to Library Editor's Corner: Reading, Writing, and Science
The Science Teacher, Jan 12
The Science Teacher’s editor shares thoughts on the current issue.
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