Culture and Science Learning Collection

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Culturally responsive teaching (CRT) acknowledges students' heritages and uses those cultural resources to empower all students to excel in the classroom. Teachers have a responsibility to create a classroom culture of acceptance, collaboration,inclusion, and cultural sensitivity. In culturally relevant teaching (also CRT), students are empowered by using cultural referents to increase content knowledge and impart scientific dispositions as denoted by the NGSS science and engineering practices. This is a collection of resources that mesh culture and science learning.

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  • Middle
  • High

Resources in “Culture and Science Learning” Collection

Title Resource Type File Type
A Cultural Classroom Library Journal Article PDF File
A Teacher's Perspective: Creating Culturally Responsive Learning Communities Book Chapter PDF File
A Teacher's Perspective: What Is Culture? Book Chapter PDF File
After the Bell: Balancing the equity equation—The importance of experience and culture in science learning Journal Article PDF File
Appropriate Practice for Linguistically Diverse Science Learners Book Chapter PDF File
Apps for Ancient Civilizations Journal Article PDF File
Avatar in the Science Classroom Journal Article PDF File
Case Study: Using Students' Cultural Resources in Teaching Book Chapter PDF File
Conclusion: Reconceptualizing Diversity in the Science Classroom Book Chapter PDF File
Creating a Classroom Culture of Scientific Practices Book Chapter PDF File
Cultivating Cultural Appreciation: Addressing diversity through ethnobotany Journal Article PDF File
Discovering Diversity Journal Article PDF File
Essay: Creating Culturally Responsive Learning Communities Book Chapter PDF File
Essay: What Is Culture? Book Chapter PDF File
Field Ecology in a Cultural Context Journal Article PDF File
Korean Kimchi Chemistry Journal Article PDF File
Learning Together: Understanding and appreciating students' cultural backgrounds Journal Article PDF File
Science 2.0: Students as Empowered Learners Journal Article PDF File
Science Motivation in the Multicultural Classroom: Students construct science knowledge through active participation Journal Article PDF File
The Egg: In the Lab and Across Cultures Journal Article PDF File
The Energy—Culture Connection Journal Article PDF File
The Fin Art of Science: Japanese fish printing brings interdisciplinary science and culture to the classroom Journal Article PDF File
The Golden Age of Islam and Science Teaching Journal Article PDF File
The Life and Work of John Snow Journal Article PDF File
What Does Culture Have To Do With Teaching Science? Journal Article PDF File