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Zeroing In on the Zika Virus

Although it’s big news today, the Zika virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, was almost...
Kenneth Miller
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By Kenneth Miller | 25 May

5 Ways to Help Them “See” the Math

Are your students having trouble grasping that new math...
Stuart J. Murphy
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By Stuart J. Murphy | 15 May

Observing the ‘Let Me Google It’ Generation

“Boys, stop playing with that. It doesn’t belong to you...
Ivy Delaney
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By Ivy Delaney | 29 Apr

Free Earth Day History Lesson

Did you know that Earth Day is considered the largest secular holiday in the world right...
Untamed Science
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By Untamed Science | 26 Apr

What’s Wrong with How and Why?

For a number of reasons (experience as a classroom teacher, principal, and supervisor,...
Francis Fennell
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By Francis Fennell | 26 Apr

A Revolution for Earth & Space Science

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) represent a...
Michael Wysession
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By Michael Wysession | 26 Apr