New High School Books from NSTA Press

Clones, Cats, and Chemicals: Thinking Scientifically about Controversial Issues

Grades 5–12

Does human cloning present a threat or an opportunity? Do common cats constitute a major threat to wildlife? Will the development of new chemical and biological weapons deter war or lead to it? If you want students to think—really think—about the science behind some of today’s toughest controversies, this book will give you the facts and the framework to provoke fascinating debates.

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How to Write to Learn Science 2nd Edition

Grades K–12

Make science an exhilarating process of discovery! Through a wealth of creative write-to-learn strategies, this book offers inspiring techniques to coax out the reluctant scientists in your classroom. Newly updated and expanded, this NSTA best seller is a storehouse of practical ideas and examples for use with students at all ability levels.

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Investigating Safely: A Guide for High School Teachers

Grades 9–12

Just as high school science is more complex than it is at lower grade levels, so are the safety issues you face in your classes and labs. Reduce the risks to people and place with Investigating Safely, the third and most advanced and detailed volume in NSTA’s unique series of safety guidebooks for science teachers.

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Crossing Borders In Literacy & Science Instruction

Grades K–12

Where do literacy and science learning overlap? How does knowledge in one area affect learning in the other? How can you plan your lessons to make the most of the literacy-science connection? Crossing Borders will challenge you to consider questions about the latest interdisciplinary-teaching methods—and to move beyond the easy answers.

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Polymer Chemistry: Introduction to an Indispensable Science

Grades 9–12

Here’s an interesting statistic: More than half of all chemists work on some aspect of polymers. For high school teachers who want to introduce polymer science basics, properties, and uses, this book is uniquely helpful—much deeper than simple monographs or collections of experiments, but much more accessible than college texts.

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