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In this issue, the middle level edition of Science
Class focuses on Partnerships.
This theme is supported
by a range of NSTA-approved teaching resources: news stories,
SciLinks, books, and NSTA journal articles.
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for Inquiry, visit http://science.nsta.org/enewsletter/2005-04/member_elementary.htm;
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Middle level science teachers, students, and their communities
can team up in many ways to simultaneously enrich the quality of
science education and improve communities. Many are doing just that
with great success. Let the examples provided in this issue inspire
you and your students to form new partnerships with others in your
Partnerships in the News
Article summaries provided by the NSTA WebNews Digest (visit
for nationwide news for science educators).
Discover how schools partner with medical institutes, forensic
experts, and television stations to enhance science lessons for
on the Net
In this month's middle level journal, Science Scope, NSTA
members can read "The Prairie Science Class." The link
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Community Actions: http://www.scilinks.org/retrieve_outside.asp?sl=926356551010441055
Articles on Partnerships
The following NSTA journal articles provide examples of how different
types of partnerships are helping teachers in the science classroom.
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How Do the New Teachers Measure Up? (The
Christian Science Monitor)
The "high-aptitude" women who once chose
to teach are no longer filling America's classrooms, a study suggests.
As exam time approaches, countries around the world
report different trends. Discover how the competitive nature of
exams are driving many students in India to seek memory enhancers,
even though the effectiveness of such "aids" are in
Pop the Magic Pill (The Times
Bringing Vetted Websites to Your Classroom
Use SciLinks, NSTA's premier internet technology
product, to harness the resources of the internet.
Call for Papers
Science Scope (Grades 69) has issued
a Call for Papers on selected topics. Click here to read more:
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