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December 2017

Modeling is one way you can help students understand how rocks, fossils, sedimentary layers, and Earth processes help determine the age and geologic history of our planet. Discover other ways to implement modeling in your classroom to teach a variety of topics with the activities in this issue of Science Scope.

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November 2017

Informal science learning opportunities can be found not only in likely places, such as zoos and aquariums, but also in unexpected places, such as bee houses and backyards. Learn how you can go beyond the formal learning environment of your classroom with the activities in this issue of Science Scope.

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October 2017

Seabirds are just one group of animals that are getting themselves into hot water thanks to the ripple effects of climate change. Learn how to raise student awareness of the implications of a changing climate with the activities in this issue of Science Scope.

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September 2017

Just as wind turbines are becoming more common across the country, so should STEM-related activities become more common in your classroom. Learn how you can incorporate STEM into your classroom with the activities in this issue.

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July 2017

What lessons can your students learn from observing bees, roly polys, and sea turtles? Think outside the box—and the classroom—by exploring this issue’s collection of innovative teaching ideas.

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July 2017

What lessons can your students learn from observing bees, roly polys, and sea turtles? Think outside the box—and the classroom—by exploring this issue’s collection of innovative teaching ideas.

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April 2017

Based on the ponderously slow pace of a turtle, you might imagine it had the weight of the world on its shoulders. Learn how to calculate the forces that are actually acting on this creature, and discover other math-based activities that you can explore with your students in this issue of Science Scope.

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March 2017

It is time to start preparing for the Great American Eclipse, which will occur on August 21, 2017. Make sure your students understand what they will be observing this summer with the help of the activities in this issue.

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February 2017

What do headlines about global warming, the search for habitable planets, and a crisis in Flint, Michigan, all have in common? They all highlight our dependence on water. Use the articles in this issue to explore how water courses across our planet, filters through our planet’s ecosystems, and sustains life wherever it is found.

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January 2017

Understanding how the different parts of a system interact is an important first step in trying to solve the complex problems facing our world today. We hope the activities in this issue of Science Scope will get your students’ gears turning as they explore how systems can lead to solutions both in the classroom and in the real world.

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