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## 3D Transmographer

Subjects: Professional Development, Curriculum Design, Algebra & Functions, Mathematics and 2 additional..
In this activity, students graph polygons on a coordinate plane then choose whether to translate, reflect, revolve, or rotate th...
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Subjects: Professional Development, Curriculum Design, Mathematics, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Probability
In this activity, students manipulate the sections on a spinner then run simulated trials on that spinner as a way to develop co...
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## A Science Fair Makeover in Your School Library!

Subjects: Instructional Strategies, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Professional Development, Curriculum Design and 2 additional..
School librarian Marcia Mardis describes what the library can offer to teachers and students who want to produce a focused, enga...
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## Algorithm Discovery with Venn Diagrams

Subjects: Professional Development, Angles & Pythagorean Theorem, Curriculum Design, Instructional Technology and 7 additional..
This lesson is designed to develop students' abilities to create algorithms or a set of directions to solve a problem. In this l...
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## Unit Plans: The Sun and Earth's Climate

Subjects: Professional Development, Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, States of Matter (solids, liquids, gases) and 12 additional..
In this article, teachers find two unit plans (grades K-2 and 3-5) that use resources featured in the science and literacy artic...
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## Understanding Earth's Climate: Virtual Bookshelf

Subjects: Current Science, Professional Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources, States of Matter (solids, liquids, gases) and 7 additional..
This list of children's books recommends nonfiction titles that supplement basic information found in lessons and activities of ...
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## The Sun and Earth's Climate: Virtual Bookshelf

Subjects: Professional Development, States of Matter (solids, liquids, gases), Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Earth & Space Science and 3 additional..
This book list contains children's books that have been screened for accuracy in depicting scientific concepts. Each book's cont...
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Subjects: Current Science, Professional Development, Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Agriculture & Natural Resources and 13 additional..
Unit plans at two levels, K-grade 2 and grades 3-5 develop understanding of the issue theme, We Depend on Earth's Climate, by fo...
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## Questions, Questions: Taking Energy Inquiry Further in the School Library

Subjects: Professional Development, Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, States of Matter (solids, liquids, gases) and 11 additional..
This article from Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle provides ideas on how school librarians can work with elementary teachers t...
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Subjects: Instructional Strategies, Professional Development
Different approaches to teaching the reading comprehension strategy of inferring in K-5 classrooms are identified in this articl...
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Subjects: Instructional Strategies, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Professional Development, Life Sciences, Technology
This article introduces ARKive, a digital library of photographs and videos of the world's wildlife. The library gives special p...
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## Essential Principle 2: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections

Subjects: Current Science, Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Geology & the Dynamic Earth, Earth's Resources and 18 additional..
This article aligns the concepts of Essential Principle 2 of the Climate Sciences to the K-5 content standards of the National S...
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## Setting the Stage for Understanding the Climate System's Complex Interactions

Subjects: Current Science, Professional Development, Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Agriculture & Natural Resources and 11 additional..
The author of this article notes that K-5 students are not expected to study the complex interactions between components of the ...
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## Unit Plans That Teach Foundational Climate Concepts

Subjects: Professional Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, States of Matter (solids, liquids, gases) and 9 additional..
Four unit plans provide opportunities for in-depth explorations of important foundational climate concepts -- weather, water as ...
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## Essential Principle 3: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections

Subjects: Instructional Strategies, Professional Development, Life Sciences, Curriculum Design, Education, Child Development & Family Services
In this article, the author identifies science content standards for grades K-5 from the national standards that are aligned wit...
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## Create Interactive Activities with Content Clips

Subjects: Professional Development
This article introduces a free online collection of images, video clips, and animations that teachers can use in creating resour...
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## Lessons about the Sun and Earth's Climate

Subjects: Current Science, Professional Development, Curriculum Design, Experimentation and the Scientific Method and 14 additional..
Concepts underlying the first of the Essential Principles of the Climate Sciences are aligned with topics typically taught in th...
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## The Biosphere/Climate Connection

Subjects: Current Science, Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Geology & the Dynamic Earth and 24 additional..
This article continues an examination of each of the seven essential principles of the climate sciences on which the online maga...
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