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October 2014

Knowing how to argue from evidence when attributing an observed phenomenon to a specific cause is an essential skill for any scientist. We hope the articles found in this issue will help teach your students to accurately identify and explain cause-and-effect relationships, both inside and outside the classroom.

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September 2014

Effective assessment is integral to the three-dimensional learning and teaching needed to realize the vision set forth in the Next Generation Science Standards and A Framework for K–12 Science Education. Use the articles found in this issue to learn how to align your assessment with the three-dimensional learning called for in the new standards.

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July 2014

Humans have always been fascinated by the ever-changing night sky and have spent many hours pondering its mysteries. Are we alone in the universe? What would it be like to live on another planet? Why does the night sky change? Explore these and other big questions with the help of this issue of Science Scope, which features lessons about planetary properties, developing student-centric astronomical models, and extreme environments on our planet and beyond.

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April 2014

The Next Generation Science Standards focus on four core ideas in the physical sciences—Matter and Its Interactions; Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions; Energy; and Waves and Their Application in Technologies for Information Transfer. Use the activities in this issue to help you integrate these physical science concepts into your middle school science curriculum.

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March 2014

Celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, with one or more of the activities found in this issue of Science Scope. We're sure you'll find something in this collection that will help focus students' attention on the world around them and the planet they live on.

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February 2014

The Next Generation Science Standards affirm that students need to develop a thorough understanding of the entire enterprise of science, including the history and nature of science. Use the activities found in this issue to explore the complexities of this very human endeavor.

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January 2014

Providing students with a variety of ways to communicate their ideas and share their knowledge helps build their confidence and keeps them engaged. Check out the activities in this issue for creative ways for students to express themselves in the science classroom.

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