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Supporting the Implementation of NGSS through Research: Engineering

 
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Argumentation as Engineering and Vice Versa

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EiE: The Engineering Design Process

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Energy 3D Learning to Build a Sustainable Future

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Engineering Design Process

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Introduction to NARST NGSS Papers

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PictureSTEM: Using Picture Books to transform STEM learning in Elementary Classr

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Resources for NSTA Webinar Participants

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Supporting the Implementation of NGSS through Research Engineering 11-4-2014.pdf

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What is the Engineering Design Process?

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Designing and Constructing a Load-Bearing Structure

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Summary: We rely on many structures to bear loads. Examples such as bridges, chairs, shelves, tall buildings, and even our own legs must support weight consistently and effectively. But where do the human-designed examples come from? Who designs these structures...

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Engineering for All

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Summary: As calls for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at the elementary level become more vociferous, elementary teachers may be wondering whether engineering is meant for all students. However, the authors assert that...

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Everyday Engineering: Time’s up, turkey—Pop-up thermometers

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Summary: Meat thermometers can be awkward to use in terms of placement and avoidance of bones. Because of these problems, each year 30 million Thanksgiving turkeys have a built-in thermometer that pops up when the turkey is properly cooked. Turkey timers are an...

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Get a Grip! A Middle School Engineering Challenge

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Summary: Get a Grip! is a problem-based unit that places middle school students in the role of engineers who are challenged to design and construct prosthetic arms for amputees in a war-torn country. The students use common materials to build arms that accomplish...

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Podcast: Supporting the Implementation of NGSS through Research: Engineering

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Summary: The Podcast: Supporting the Implementation of NGSS through Research: Engineering is a production of the entire web seminar: Supporting the Implementation of NGSS...

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Teacher's Toolkit: Troubleshooting: A Bridge That Connects Engineering Design and Scientific Inquiry

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Summary: This column provides how-to strategies and practical advice for the science teacher. This month’s issue discusses how to troubleshoot during the design process.