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December 2016

Starting in elementary school, students need to have meaningful experiences with energy to begin to understand the phenomenon. As you’ll see, when young students engage in hands-on explorations with sound, they will be able to more easily understand the concepts of energy.

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November 2016

Integrating writing into science lessons can be a daunting task for educators. The difficulty lies in developing speaking, reading, and writing skills with students who have a limited science vocabulary. The activities in this issue allow students to develop a working vocabulary within a science context, allowing them to communicate their findings with a scientific perspective and voice.

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October 2016

While everyone has the potential to experience a natural hazard, children often have an incomplete view of these phenomena. In this issue, students will see how we can protect ourselves from severe weather and learn to mitigate the impacts of natural hazards by designing solutions through models.

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September 2016

When students create products to demonstrate learning, we need to think beyond how those products are used to guide assessment. In this issue, we also consider all of the experiences and skills students use and develop through the creation of their products.

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July 2016

The Next Generation Science Standards call for students to learn structure and processes, from molecules to organisms. In this issue of Science and Children, students discover how plant and animal structures can solve a problem, how plant parts work together and function—and even get an introduction to parts of the human body.

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April 2016

Applying multiple disciplines to science practices facilitates learning and addresses misconceptions. The methods and strategies in this issue of S&C will help your students to speak, think, and write like scientists.

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March 2016

It may be hard to see on first glance, but examples of human impacts on Earth are all around us. Through the activities in this issue, students will learn about ecology while gaining a deeper connection to plants, animals, and the environment.

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February 2016

The addition of the arts to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math adds a new dimension to STEM lessons. As you’ll find in this issue of S&C, STEAM brings forth creative approaches to STEM that will enhance student learning, from brainstorming to communication skills.

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January 2016

Starting in preschool, teachers can engage students in physical science through creative hands-on lessons. This issue of S&C delves into physical science lessons that involve derby cars, UV-sensitive lizards, and more.

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