In this issue, the elementary edition of Science
Class focuses on Science
and Mathematics Integration.
This theme is supported
by a range of NSTA-approved teaching resources: news stories,
Internet SciLinks, books, and NSTA journal articles.
To view the middle level and high school versions of Science
Class, please click on the links at left.
SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
Many teachers struggle to find time to incorporate science into
their curriculum as more and more emphasis is placed on reading
and mathematics. Fortunately, science and mathematics are two disciplines
that naturally can be blended together. The resources listed in
this issue of Science Class will enable you to learn how
you can combine the two for double the learning in your classroom.
Articles on Science and Mathematics Integration
The following NSTA journal articles provide you with some ideas
on how to combine the study of science and mathematics in your classroom.
Click here to read more:
Math and Science Across Cultures: Activities and Investigations
from the Exploratorium
Investigate the science of sound with a Brazilian Carnavál
musical instrument. Introduce the principles of flight by crafting
Native American arrows. These and 11 other activities will encourage
your students to explore science and math as they journey through
Click here to learn more or to buy:
Click here to view the list of new books from NSTA Press:
12 Things Top School
Leaders Know (and You Should, Too)
Although many school administrators are hopping from job to job
or getting axed in today's challenging educational environment,
there are some who aren't just surviving but thriving. Despite all
the pressures, they ooze confidence and win kudoseven awardsfrom
teachers and parents throughout their communities. Who are these
beloved leaders; and how have they kept their edge? Read on to find
out what standout administrators say are the 12 keys to success.
Click here to read this article from the Scholastic Administrator:
SciLinks: New Look,
SciLinks helps science educators harness the resources of the Internet
by connecting key textbook subjects to
NSTA-approved webpages that enrich student learning inside and outside
the science classroom. By linking to a
brief notation found in the margin of a science textbook, NSTA Press
book, or NSTA journal, teachers and students can access vetted webpages
that provide real-time information and new content on a host of
Click here to read more:
Join the NSTA Book
Plan now to make the NSTA Book Club part of your spring lessons.
for the month of April is Patterns in Nature. To see the list of
books and activities, go to http://www.nsta.org/bookclub.
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