Tag Name: NGSS

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Finding the Pulse of Nature through Guided Inquiry in Nature-Based Citizen ScienceAfter my middle schoolers completed a year-long series of nature observations using technology tools, one of my students epiphanized, “I never knew the trees could tell us things. It’s like they’re talking in their own way.” 2021
Teaching Climate Science and Resilience with Computer SimulationsComputer simulations are a powerful method for students to explore and understand how their actions can help mitigate the effects of climate change.2020
A Recipe for Planning an NGSS Storyline: Curiosity, Persistence, Reflection and a Library of ResourcesCreating culturally-relevant, place-based learning opportunities to support equity and develop science skills.2020
Call and Response: New Ideas for Your TeachingThis past summer, we asked teachers in the Knowles community to tell us: “What’s one thing you are going to try differently in your teaching this upcoming year?” Here are their responses.2018
Four Phases of the Engineering Design Process in Math and Science ClassroomsThrough a rich and often boisterous discussion, four teachers collectively broke down the engineering design process into four main phases: problem definition, design exploration, design optimization, and design communication.2017