Science

Decorative image for Resource Profile A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas

A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas

2012

This framework identifies the key scientific ideas and practices adults should have to engage in public discussions on science-related issues, be careful consumers of scientific and technical information, and enter the careers of their choice.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education

Energy Literacy: Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts for Energy Education

2014

Also available in Spanish: http://energy.gov/eere/energia

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Decorative image for Resource Profile From College to Careers: Fostering Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in STEM

From College to Careers: Fostering Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in STEM

2014

From College to Careers: Fostering Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in STEM is the product of a collaborative project initiated to examine current issues and explore future directions for improving the academic success and career entry rate of postsecondary students with disabilities (SWDs) in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. 

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Your Health: The Science Inside

Your Health: The Science Inside

2012

This booklet can be used to help students build important health literacy skills, such as understanding important preventative health measures and understanding basic health information with a goal towards utilizing it to make appropriate health decisions.

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Mindsets and Math/Science Achievement

Mindsets and Math/Science Achievement

2008

In this research article, Carol Dweck contends that to increase student mastery of math and science, instructional techniques and curriculum tools need to be developed that shift student attitudes about learning towards what she terms a “growth mindset.”

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Decorative image for Resource Profile Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Sciences

Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate Sciences

2009

This is a good resource for teachers who are looking to understand the key issues in climate change. 

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