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Teaching NGSS in K-5 Creating Coherent Storylines Collection


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Adaptation Book Chapter
Adapted to Survive: Animals That Fly

A trade book used for instruction

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Archive: NGSS Core Ideas: Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits, February 25, 2014 Web Seminar Archive
Camouflaged Creatures

A trade book used for instruction

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Changing Environment Book Chapter
Grade 4 Talk Science Pathway

Free profesional learning resources to assist teachers implement science discourse in their classroom. There is also a pathway for grade 5. These Pathways are used in conjunction with the curriculum the Inquiry project.

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How Do Anmals Adapt?

Trade book for instructional use

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Lessons from NEA Better Lessons Web Page
LookingAt Genetics of Animals Using Thingdom

Thingdom is an interactive flash-based game from the UK Science Museum website. Players initially select one of several cute characters ranging in size, shape, and color. They then mate this creature with others, discovering how offspring produce different traits through Mendelian inheritance and the interplay of dominant and recessive traits. As play continues, they receive challenges to produce certain traits (e.g. "Fluffy Hair") and must choose and attract a partner to produce the desired tra

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Making_Thinking_Visible.pdf PDF File
Productive_Question_chart.doc DOC File
Science and Literacy Book Chapter
Science Shorts: Making A Case for Camouflage Web Page
Teaching-NGSS-in-K-5-Planning-a-Coherent-Storyline-8-5-2015-final.pdf PDF File
Tools for Ambitious Science Teaching Web Page
Uncovering Student Ideas Web Site Web Page
What's Your Evidence? Engaging K-5 Students in Constructing Science Explanations

A great , understandable read for teachers trying to change their instruction

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