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Teaching About Science in the News

How do you teach students to differentiate between science fact and science fiction? Are they able to compare “what pops up on Facebook” to legitimate science news sources like the National Science Foundation? Read this NSTA Reports story to learn what real teachers are doing to combat fake news. Continue reading

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Science and current events

To help students understand this month’s earthquake in Haiti, the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology has compiled a set of resources called Recent Earthquake Teachable Moments. These include links to animations and visualizations, presentations, news releases, and other materials for … Continue reading

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