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## 3D Transmographer

Subjects: Measurement & Geometry, Professional Development, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Algebra & Functions 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: Probability, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Professional Development, Mathematics, Curriculum Design
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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Subjects: Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Professional Development, Instructional Strategies
The reading strategy known as inferring is also one of the six basic process skills in science. How to apply the strategy in tea...
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## A Science Fair Makeover in Your School Library!

Subjects: Instructional Strategies, Learning Theories, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Professional Development 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: Instructional Technology, Measurement & Geometry, Geometric Figures, 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: Heat & Thermodynamics, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Mathematics, Energy & Work 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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## Professional Bookshelf: Print Publications

Subjects: Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Professional Development, Instructional Strategies, Learning Theories
Books about teaching reading and science skills along with content to K-Grade 5 children are identified in this continuing featu...
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Subjects: Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Current Science, Classification, Evolution and Adaptation 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: Heat & Thermodynamics, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Energy & Work, Our Solar System 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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## Setting the Stage for Understanding the Climate System's Complex Interactions

Subjects: Current Science, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Energy & Work, 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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## Essential Principle 3: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections

Subjects: Education, Child Development & Family Services, Professional Development, Instructional Strategies, Life Sciences, Curriculum Design
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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## Lessons about the Sun and Earth's Climate

Subjects: Heat & Thermodynamics, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Current Science, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis 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: Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Evolution and Adaptation, Our Solar System 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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## Lessons about Visualizing with Informational Text

Subjects: Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Instructional Strategies, History-Social Science, Earth & Space Science and 7 additional..
This article identifies online lesson plans that can be used to introduce visualizing, a comprehension skill important to both s...
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## Professional Bookshelf: Print Publications

Subjects: Professional Development, Instructional Strategies, Learning Theories
Highlighted in this regular magazine feature are exemplary professional development publications that stress research-based stra...
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## Buckets of Fun with Argument-Driven Inquiry in Your School Library!

Subjects: Heat & Thermodynamics, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Current Science, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis and 12 additional..
A new instructional model, called Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI), is introduced to elementary teachers in this article. The autho...
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## Lapbooks: Getting Creative with Science in the School Library

Subjects: Heat & Thermodynamics, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Current Science, Life Sciences and 15 additional..
In this article, the author shows how school librarians and elementary teachers can help students create science lapbooks. The a...
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## Interactive Activities for Understanding Earth's Climate

Subjects: Heat & Thermodynamics, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Current Science, Mathematics and 15 additional..
This article provides links to online resources that can be used with interactive whiteboards and computers. Weather, climate, a...
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