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

 
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Enhance Your Content And Pedagogical Knowledge: Physical Sc

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Summary: Web Seminar Presentation

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Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge-Physical Science-11-18-2014.pdf

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Summary: Web Seminar Presentation

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Integrating Engineering and Science in Your Classroom (e-book)

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Summary: From the very first day you use them, the design challenges in this compendium will spur your students, too, to jump right in and engage throughout the entire class. The activities reinforce important science content while illustrating a range of STEM skills.

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Building Energy Efficiency: Energy auditing allows students to work with the community and learn new technology

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Summary: The author developed a project-based curriculum called the "EnergyNet Energy Audit Project," to teach students about energy. Students look for wasted energy—energy being consumed without benefit to people—in a building and find ways to reduce the energy...

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Characteristics of Acids and Bases: How Can the Chemical Properties of an Aqueous Solution Be Used to Identify It as an Acid or a Base?

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Summary: The purpose of this free sample lab is to introduce students to the physical and chemical properties of acids and bases. The lab can be used at the beginning of a unit on acid-base chemistry to set the stage for future lessons and investigations. This...

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Dimension 3: Disciplinary Core Ideas: Physical Sciences

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Summary: This chapter reviews how the physical science section has been organized under the following four core ideas and 13 component ideas. This sample chapter also includes the Table of Contents and Index.

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Energy

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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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Energy: Different Kinds of Energy

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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 first of four Science Objects in the Energy SciPack. It provides a conceptual...

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Force and Motion

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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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Force and Motion: Newton's Third Law

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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 last of four Science Objects in the Force and Motion SciPack. It provides a...

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How Does Force Affect Motion?

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Summary: Students clear up science misconceptions when they learn about the "fantastic four" ways in which force affects motion.

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

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Summary: The Podcast: Enhance Your Content and Pedagogical Knowledge Using NSTA Resources: Physical Science is a production of the entire web seminar: Enhance Your Content...

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Properties and Changes of Properties in Matter

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Summary: SciGuides are a collection of thematically aligned lesson plans, simulations, and web-based resources for teachers to use with their students centered on standards-aligned science concepts.

Would you like to make you own geyser explode? Take...

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Recognizing Energy

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Summary: Energy is such a common notion. We talk about it all the time. Should you buy energy-efficient windows? The country needs an energy policy. That little kid at the store who screaming at the top of his lungs sure has a lot of energy. This chapter...

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Science 101: What exactly is energy?

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Summary: It isn’t an easy task to explain what energy is. For that simple answer, let’s head to your average science textbook and retrieve the following: “Energy is the ability to do work.” Okay, but what does that mean? What do we mean by work? Even...

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Understanding Force and Motion

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Summary: The objects will not change position from their initial rest positions because the downward force on each side of the pulley (ignoring the weight of the string) is the same and the net force on each side of the pulley is zero. The gravitational attraction...

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Visual Literacy in Physical Science: Force and Motion

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Summary: Chapters 6, 7, and 8 are practice chapters. Each chapter provides the appropriate content standards for grades K-4 and 5-8 and several partial lessons and each follows the same format but addresses a different content area. This chapter addresses physical...