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Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Using NSTA Resources: Life Science

 
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Enhance Your Content And Pedagogical Knowledge Using Nsta Resources: LS 8-14

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Summary: Web Seminar Archive

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Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Using NSTA Resources-8-14-2014.pd.pdf

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Summary: Web Seminar Presentation

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Cell Structure and Function

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Summary: SciPacks are self-directed online learning experiences for teachers to enhance their understanding of a particular scientific concept and its related pedagogical implications for student learning. Unlimited expert content help via email and a final assessment...

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Cell Structure and Function: The Molecular Machinery of Life

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Summary: Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object is the third of four Science Objects in the Cell Structure and Function SciPack. It...

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Interdependence of Life

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Summary: SciPacks are self-directed online learning experiences for teachers to enhance their understanding of a particular scientific concept and its related pedagogical implications for student learning. Unlimited expert content help via email and a final assessment...

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Podcast: Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Using NSTA Resources: Life Science

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Summary: The Podcast: Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Using NSTA Resources: Life Science is a production of the entire Web Seminar: Enhance...

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The Next Generation Science Standards and the Life Sciences

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Summary: Using the life sciences, this article first reviews essential features of the NRC Framework for K–12 Science Education that provided a foundation for the new standards. Second, the article describes the important features of life science standards...

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The Early Years: "Life" Science

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Summary: This column discusses resources and science topics related to students in grades preK to 2. This month’s issue discusses the complete life cycle of a plant.

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Tried and True: Population 75 trillion: Cells, organelles, and their functions

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Summary: Students are often required just to memorize information about the cell, instead of conceptualizing the relationships that exist between structure and function. However, Marzano, Pickering, and Pollock (2002) have proposed that student-created analogies...

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Understanding Life Processes in Plants

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Summary: Predict, Observe, Explain (POE) sequences provide an important way to enhance students' understanding of important scientific ideas. In this chapter, the series of experiments help students understand life processes in plants. The experiments include...

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Using the Past in Class: Learning from historical models of cell membranes

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Summary: Studying the history of science shows students how science is a process that occurs over time. A sample lesson in which secondary life science students examine the history of the development of the cell membrane model is included. After discussing the...