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November 2018

The term visual literacy has been loosely attributed to specific learning styles (i.e., the visual learner), development of discerning interpretation of science statistics and data, and as a way to uncover student thinking through the creation and analysis of models and diagrams. But how does visual literacy fit into the science classroom? This issue of Science and Children offers a broad view of visual literacy with the inclusion of articles as far reaching as debunking advertising claims to tangibly representing particles to help develop the underpinnings for the understandings of matter.

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October 2018

The Reggio Emilia approach honors children as constructors of their own learning. In this issue of Science and Children, our feature articles highlight Reggio Emilia as an approach to empower both the educator and students with a mindset that reminds us that learning starts with engaged students who are active in the process and direction of the learning.

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September 2018

A teacher needs to have numerous strategies to help deal with the expected and not-so-expected events that occur in the classroom. As the new school year begins, try implementing the teaching strategies found in this issue of Science and Children.

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August 2018

The science and engineering practices describe the behaviors that scientists use to investigate the natural world (e.g., Asking Questions and Designing Solutions). Help your students engage in the practices and develop scientific habits of mind with the articles found in this issue of Science and Children.

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July 2018

Science learning centers allow children to engage in activities that explore a variety of scientific concepts and help students develop in science. In this issue of Science and Children, students use learning centers to explore circuits, the concept of living and nonliving, and more.

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April 2018

Citizen science projects connect students’ schoolwork to the real world. Many projects allow elementary students to contribute information to massive databases used by scientists. In this issue of Science and Children, students learn more about soil, technology, local animals, and the environment through engaging citizen science projects.

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March 2018

Maker activities should have students create something that solves a problem or supports the accomplishment of a goal. In this issue of Science and Children, students solve a variety of real-world problems, from finding a solution to plastic pollution to designing a payload to carry food and resources to a fictional Mars colony.

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February 2018

Heredity is of great interest to elementary students. In many cases, it is a topic that focuses on them. They have likely heard at a young age that they look like their mother or have their father’s eyes. The articles in this issue of Science and Children will support your teaching strategies and student learning as heredity becomes a part of your curriculum.

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January 2018

Science is for ALL—not just for students who are highly capable physically and mentally. The activities in this issue of Science and Children seek to remove as many barriers to learning as possible, make learning accessible, and support students as they find their strengths.

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