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Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

 
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A Framework for K-12 Science Education:

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Summary: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas

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A Conversationon NGSS--For Members, ByMembers 1-22-2013.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Argumentation and Epistemic Criteria.pdf

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Summary: Investigating Learners’ Reasons for Reasons

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Asking Questions and Defining Problems

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Summary: September 11, 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Asking Questions and Defining Problems.ppt

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Summary: September 11, 2012, Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Cartesian Diver Activity

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Summary: Video

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Causal Patterns in Science

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Summary: This site shows you how to teach the causal patterns embedded in science curricula so that students emerge with deeper understanding. It links to and supports use of the Causal Patterns in Science Series

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Classroom Discussions chapter.pdf

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Connections Between Practices In Ngss, Common Core Math, And Common Core ELA

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Summary: February 12, 2013, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Discussion for Learning

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Summary: Discussions4Learning is an engaging oral language program that will accelerate your students’ vocabulary acquisition.

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Educational Global Climate Modeling

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Summary: EdGCM provides a research-grade Global Climate Model (GCM) with a user-friendly interface that can be run on a desktop computer. For the first time, students can explore the subject of climate change in the same way that actual research scientists do. In the process of using EdGCM, students will become knowledgeable about a topic that will surely affect their lives, and we will better prepare the next generation of scientists who will grapple with a myriad of complex climate issues.

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Energy, Engineering, Education

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Summary: 21st Century Learning Tools for Energy and Engineering Education

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Energy and Matter — Flows Cycles and Conservation 4-30-2013.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Engineering Practices In The Next Generation Science Standards

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Summary: January 15, 2013, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Engineering Practices in the Next Generation Science Standards 1-15-2013.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Engineers, Inspiring a New Generation of What If

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Summary: Watch how engineers are crossing engineering disciplines and industries to apply computing, technology, math and science to solve complex world problems.

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From Dog Walking To Weather And Climate

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Summary: Do you know the difference between weather and climate?

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How to Conduct a Study Group

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How To Lead A Study Group On Next Generation Science Standards (ngss)

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Summary: May 16, 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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How To Lead A Study Group On The Next Generation Science Standards (ngss) Second

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Summary: January 7, 2013, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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How to Lead a Study Group on NGSS Second Public Draft 1-9-2013.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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How to Lead a Study Groupon NGSS 5-16-2012.ppt

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Summary: May 16, 2012, Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Inside the NGSS Box Jan 2013 edition.pdf

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Institute for Learning

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Summary: Since 1995 the Institute for Learning has been dedicated to improving the education and achievement of all students, especially those traditionally underserved.

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Intro to the Next Generation Science Standards NGSS First Public 5-15-2012.ppt

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Summary: May 15, 2012, Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Introducing the Next Generation Science Standards 4-16-2013

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Summary: Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Introducing the Next Generation Science Standards 4-16-2013.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Introduction To The Next Generation Science Standards (ngss) First Public Draft

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Summary: May 15, 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Introduction To The Next Generation Science Standards (ngss) Second Public Draft

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Summary: January 9, 2013, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Introduction to NGSS Second Public Draft 1-9-2013.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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King’s College London: Cognitive Acceleration (CASE and other projects):

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Summary: Cognitive Acceleration is a method for the development of students' general thinking ability (or general intelligence) which has been developed at King's in a series of research and development programmes continuing from 1981 to the present.

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Learning in Informal and Formal Environments (LIFE) Center

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Summary: The LIFE Center (The Learning in Informal and Formal Environments Center) and the Center for Multicultural Education are proud to present video presentations from two important events related to the work to produce the Diversity Consensus Report.

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MapMaker Interactive

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Summary: Explore your world with map themes, data, and tools for customizing your map

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Math Solutions

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Summary: Math Solutions is dedicated to improving students' learning of mathematics by providing the highest-quality professional development services, products, and resources to educators.

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Next Generation Science Standards

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Summary: First Public Draft of Next Generation Science Standards Released May 11—Comment Period Open Until June 1

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Next Generation Science Standards Now in Development

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Summary: In a process managed by Achieve, 26 states are leading the development of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

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Next Generation Science Standards Recommendations

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Summary: Recommendations from NSTA to Achieve for Using the Framework for K–12 Science Education in Developing Next Generation Science Standards

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Next Generation Science Standards: Community Forums

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Next Generation Science Standards: Essential Reading

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Summary: Background information, development process, and timeline are all located at the Next Generation Science Standards website at www.nextgenscience.org.

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nextgenscience.org

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Summary: Next Generation Science Standards for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Workforce: Through a collaborative, state-led process managed by Achieve, new K–12 science standards are being developed that will be rich in content and practice, arranged in a coherent manner across disciplines and grades to provide all students an internationally benchmarked science education. The NGSS will be based on the Framework for K–12 Science Education developed by the National Research Council.

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Ngss Crosscutting Concepts: Cause And Effect: Mechanism And Explanation

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Summary: March 5, 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Ngss Crosscutting Concepts: Energy And Matter—flows, Cycles, And Conservation

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Summary: April 30, 2013, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Ngss Crosscutting Concepts: Scale, Proportion, And Quantity

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Summary: March 19, 2013, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Ngss Crosscutting Concepts: Scale, Proportion, And Quantity 3-19-2013

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Summary: Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Ngss Crosscutting Concepts: Structure And Function 6-6-2013

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Summary: Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Ngss Crosscutting Concepts: Systems And System Models 6-11-2013

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NGSS Website:

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NGSS Common Core Math and Common Core 2-12-2013.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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NGSS Cross cutting Concepts - -Patterns 2-19-2013.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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NGSS Crosscutting Concepts--Cause and Effect--Mechanism and Explanation.ppt

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Summary: March 5, 2013, PowerPoint Presentation

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NGSS Crosscutting Concepts--Scale Proportion and Quantity 3-19-2013.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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NSTA Resources: Preparing for Next Generation Science Standards

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Summary: Check out the growing list of NSTA resources that take an in-depth look at the Framework and explore the implications for science teaching.

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Planning and Carrying Out Investigations.ppt

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Summary: October 9, 2012, Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Powers of Ten film

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Summary: Powers of Ten takes us on an adventure in magnitudes. Starting at a picnic by the lakeside in Chicago, this famous film transports us to the outer edges of the universe.

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Preparing For Ngss: Analyzing And Interpreting Data

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Summary: October 23, 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Preparing For Ngss: Engaging In Argument From Evidence

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Summary: December 4, 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Preparing For Ngss: Obtaining, Evaluating, And Communicating Information

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Summary: December 18, 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Preparing For Ngss: Planning And Carrying Out Investigations

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Summary: October 9 , 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Preparing For Ngss:: Using Mathematics And Computational Thinking

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Summary: November 6, 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Preparing for the Next Generation Science Standards—Developing and Using Models

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Summary: September 25, 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Preparing for the Next Generation Science Standards—Developing and Using Models

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Summary: September 25, 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Preparing for NGSS Developing and Using Models.ppt

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Summary: September 25, 2012, Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Preparing For Ngss Engaging In Argument From Evidence 12-4-2012.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Preparing For NGSS Obtaining, Evaluating, And Communicating Information.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Preparing for NGSS Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking 11-6-2012.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Preparing for NGSS--Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions 11-20-2012.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Session 1 Asking Questions and Defining Problems.pdf

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Summary: Web Seminar Resource

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Socializing Intelligence Through Academic Talk and Dialogue.doc

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STEM education resource collection

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Summary: These teaching resources support STEM learning based on the wisdom of practice and learning research. Resources compiled by the University of Washington Institute for Science + Math Education.

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Talk Science Primer.pdf

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The Inquiry Project (videos)

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Tools 4 Teaching Science

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Summary: Core Practices for Ambitious Science Teaching

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Topographic Map Activity

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Summary: Video

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Using the NGSS Practices in the Elementary Grades

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Summary: Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Using the NGSS Practices in the Elementary Grades 1-29-2013 final.ppt

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Summary: Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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VISITOR CENTER

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Summary: NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC)

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Wildfire Visualizations

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Summary: Forest fires are exceedingly complex phenomena.

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YOUNG SCIENTISTS

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Summary: NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC)

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Editor’s Corner: Where’s the Evidence?

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Summary: “What evidence do you have for that idea?” It is a simple question, but one asked far less than it should be. Too often, we hear justifications such as, “Everybody knows that ...,” “It’s what I’ve heard,” or “It’s just what I believe.” But formulating...

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Engaging Students in the Scientific Practices of Explanation and Argumentation

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Summary: This article examines the sixth and seventh practices concerning explanation and argumentation, found in A Framework for K–12 Science Education.

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Engaging Students in the Scientific Practices of Explanation and Argumentation

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Summary: This article examines the sixth and seventh practices concerning explanation and argumentation, which are highlighted in A Framework for K–12 Science Education.

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Engaging Students in the Scientific Practices of Explanation and Argumentation

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Summary: This article examines the sixth and seventh practices concerning explanation and argumentation, found in A Framework for K–12 Science Education.

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Experiences, Patterns, and Explanations

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Summary: In an activity sequence that took place over several days, the class learned about sound and how people hear sounds. Following each activity, students engaged in whole-group sharing sessions and individual journal-writing sessions that were designed to...

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Exploring the Science Framework

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Summary: This article discusses what it means for students to be mathematically proficient in the context of science and makes connections in math with the Common Core State Standards.

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Exploring the Science Framework

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Summary: This article discusses what it means for students to be mathematically proficient in the context of science and makes connections in math with the Common Core State Standards.

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Exploring the Science Framework

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Summary: This article discusses what it means for students to be mathematically proficient in the context of science and makes connections in math with the Common Core State Standards.

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Exploring the Science Framework

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Summary: Engaging learners in scientific practices related to obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information.

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Exploring the Science Framework: Engaging Learners in Scientific Practices Related to Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information

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Summary: Learn how the practices of the Next Generation Science Standards promote scientific literacy.

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Inquiry and Scientific Explanations: Helping Students Use Evidence and Reasoning

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Summary: This chapter describes the importance of scientific explanation in inquiry, common difficulties students have in justifying their claims, and a suggested instructional approach for supporting students in writing scientific explanations. It then discusses...

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Inquiry, Argumentation, and the Phases of the Moon: Helping Students Learn Important Concepts and Practices

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Summary: An important goal of the current reform movement in science education is to promote scientific literacy in the United States, and scientific inquiry is at its heart. However, the National Science Education Standards clearly indicate that to promote inquiry,...

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Measuring Up: A Simple Lesson That Engages Students in Scientific Practices and Mathematics

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Summary: Students compare arm spans by measuring, graphing, and practicing important science skills. This lesson helps to incorporate mathematical standards from the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and scientific practices from the new Framework for...

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Methods and Strategies: Talk Strategies

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Summary: This column provides ideas and techniques to enhance your science teaching. This month’s issue discusses how to promote oral language development through science.

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Science Sampler: Fossil patterns in time

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Summary: This lesson works well as an introduction to Earth history, when students are asked to consider time periods of millions and billions of years. It would be a most helpful experience when introducing fossils, as part of an overview of the diversity of...

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Scientific Inquiry: The Place of Interpretation and Argumentation

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Summary: Secondary school students typically believe that scientific inquiry begins with a direct observation of the natural world and that scientific laws and theories become apparent from these observations. In reality, observation provides only highly inferential...

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Talk Like a Scientist

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Summary: In the scientific community, the symposium is one formal structure of conversation. Scientists routinely hold symposiums to gather and talk about a common topic. To model this method of communication in the classroom, the author designed an activity in...

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Talking Science

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Summary: Science is a social process—one that involves particular ways of talking, reasoning, observing, analyzing, and writing, which often have meaning only when shared within the scientific community. Discussions are one of the best ways to help students learn...

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The Second Dimension—Crosscutting Concepts

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Summary: The author discusses the Framework's Crosscutting Concepts, specifically Dimension Two.

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The Second Dimension—Crosscutting Concepts

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Summary: The author focuses on the Frameworks crosscutting concepts, specifically Dimension Two.

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The Second Dimension—Crosscutting Concepts: Understanding A Framework for K–12 Science Education

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Summary: Learn how patterns, system, structure, and other crosscutting concepts fit into the new Framework.

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What Is Inquiry? A Framework for Thinking About Authentic Scientific Practice in the Classroom

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Summary: In this chapter, a framework is suggested for organizing teacher thinking about inquiry and prioritizing the wide assortment of activities teachers typically use to familiarize their students with the processes of science. This framework articulates three...