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Assessment of uncertainty-infused scientific argumentation Lee, H-S, Liu, O.L, Pallant, A., Roohr, K. C., Pryputniewicz, S., & Buck, Z. (2014). Assessment of uncertainty-infused scientific…
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Great Questions Make for Great Science Education Pallant, A., & Pryputniewicz, S. J. (2015). Great Questions Make For Great Science Education. @Concord 19(1) 4-6…
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Constructing Scientific Arguments Using Evidence from Dynamic Computational Climate Models Pallant, A., & Lee H.-S. (2015). Constructing scientific arguments using evidence from dynamic…
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An Innovative Approach to Earth Science Teacher Preparation: Uniting Science, Informal Science Education, and Schools to Raise Student Achievement Teaching Science Teachers [Video file]. (2013…
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Graphing Research on Inquiry with Data in Science (GRIDS) Curricular Units Three middle school science curricular units on the topics of genetics, ocean biodiversity & discourse, and solar…
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High School Students’ Evaluations, Plausibility (Re) Appraisals, and Knowledge about Topics in Earth Science Evaluation is an important aspect of science and is receiving increasing attention…
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Breaking Dichotomies: Learning to Be a Teacher of Science in Formal and Informal Settings This chapter examines the affordances of museum resources in informal settings and how they shape…
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Informal science institutions and learning to teach: An examination of identity, agency, and affordances Informal science education institutions play an important in the public understanding…
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A balancing act in third space: Graduate-level earth science in an urban teacher-residency program This article describes a museum-based urban teacher-residency (UTR) program's approach to…
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Preparing new science teachers for high-need schools In 2012, the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City launched the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Urban Residency…
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How can museums help teachers with the NGSS? Released in 2013, the Next Generation Science Standards have the potential to revolutionize science education in the United States, requiring a…
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Supporting Mentor Teachers in the Assessment of and Inquiry into High-Leverage Science Teaching Practices While the scholarship examining the teaching of high leverage teaching practices in…
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The Missing Ingredient in Science Teacher Preparation: The Role of the Senior Specialist The traditional model for supervision of pre-service science teachers during the field experience…
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Teaching Science Teachers Cascarano, C. & Koirala, S. [New York Times]. (2013, December 15). Teaching Science Teachers [Video File]. https://www.nytimes.com/…
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MAT Graduates Reflect on Pioneering Program American Museum of Natural History. (2013, December 23). MAT Graduates Reflect on Pioneering Program [Video File].…
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Master of Arts in Teaching Program at the Museum American Museum of Natural History. (2012, October 25). Master of Arts in Teaching Program at the Museum [Video File…
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Classroom Videos from Disruptions in Ecosystems Unit Kastel, D. (2017, August 25). Classroom videos from disruptions in ecosystems unit [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://www.teachingchannel…
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Disruptions in Ecosystems Disruptions in Ecosystems is a middle school curriculum unit with supporting teacher materials. The unit includes five chapters, each focused on a specific…
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Writing a Scientific Explanation American Museum of Natural History. (2018). Writing a Scientific Explanation. Retrieved from https://www.amnh.org/explore/curriculum-collections/integrating-…
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Engineering Encounters: Engineering a Model of the Earth as a Water Filter This column describes creating a classroom culture for engineering. Noting the importance of infiltration in the…
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MEL Teaching Resources The MEL project has developed a set of teaching resources to support the teaching of controversial and/or complex Earth and space science topics. Previously developed…
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Integrating Geospatial Technologies in Fifth-Grade Curriculum: Impact on Spatial Ability and Map-Analysis Skills This study explores the effects of geographic information systems (GIS)…
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Automated text scoring and real‐time adjustable feedback: Supporting revision of scientific arguments involving uncertainty This paper describes HASbot, an automated text scoring and real‐time…
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Impact of Model‐based Science Curriculum and Instruction on Elementary Students' Explanations for the Hydrosphere Developing scientific literacy about water systems is critical for K‐12…
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How to support secondary school students’ consideration of uncertainty in scientific argument writing: A case study of a High-Adventure Science curriculum module Incorporating scientific…
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Beyond PCK: Science Teachers Building Critical Historical Knowledge for Environmental Justice Morales-Doyle, D., Frausto, A., Chappell, M.J., Childress-Price, T.L., Collins, D.A., Levingston,…
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Science Curriculum from the Grassroots Morales-Doyle, D., Frausto, A., Childress Price, T., Chappell, M., & Hatch, S. (2019, April). Science curriculum from the grassroots. Presentation at…
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Toward Youth Participatory Science: In Search of Science (Education) for the People Frausto, A., Morales-Doyle, D., Fitch, A., Hatch, S., & Nagy, K. (2019, April). Toward Youth…
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CRIS 7e Lesson Plan Template The CRIS “7e” lesson plan template, adapted from the Next Generation Science “5e”, centers the importance of including Elders and Environment in Indigenous STEM…
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Rhizome and Seasonal Storyline for Field-based Science This tool, Rhizome, contains three foundational pillars: complex socio-ecological systems, nature-culture relations, and field-based…
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Socio-Ecological Histories of Place Teaching Tool This resource serves as a guide for how to use Histories of Place in planning and instruction. Socio-Ecological…
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Socio-Ecological Scales of Time This graphic is designed to support students, teachers, and families in thinking across timescales to understand socio-ecological relationships to place across…
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Hurricane with a History: Hawaiian Newspapers Illuminate an 1871 Storm In this article, authors explain how 114 years of Hawaiian-language newspapers starting in 1834 extend our knowledge of…
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How Place-based Science Education Strategies can Support Equity for Students, Teachers, and Communities This brief describes how to support equity for students, teachers, and communities…
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Longitudinal Investigation of Primary Inservice Teachers’ Modelling the Hydrological Phenomena To develop students’ capacity for science and to engage them productively in science and…
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QUEST Science Literacy for Urban Ecology Assessment A student assessment of science literacy for urban ecology. FINAL - QUEST Science Literacy Assessment Student…
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QUEST Project - EL STEM Career Awareness Inventory This survey is designed to gather information about how interests in Urban Ecology and STEM careers have changed after participating in the…
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Urban Ecology Curriculum for English Learners Module 1: Introduction to Urban Ecology (2nd Ed.) The Urban Ecology Curriculum for English Learners is an interdisciplinary, standards-based,…
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Urban Ecology Curriculum for English Learners Module 2 : Patterns of Urban Land Use (2nd Edition) The Urban Ecology Curriculum for English Learners is an interdisciplinary, standards-based,…
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PhET Interactive Simulations Collection of 158 free interactive math and science simulations from University of Colorado Boulder. Engage students in math and science practices, and virtual…
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Seismic Explorer Explore the pattern of earthquakes on Earth, including magnitude, depth, location, and frequency. https://learn.concord.org/resources/853/seismic-…
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Seasons Seasons is a free and innovative 8-day unit that provides interactive videos, hands-on activities, lesson plans, and student worksheets to explore the causes behind Earth’s seasons…
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Plate Tectonics The Plate Tectonics module "What will Earth look like in 500 million years?" helps students build a systems view of plate tectonics through focused case studies and…
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Hurricane Risk & Impact Students will use the Hurricane Explorer model to explain and predict how the path and strength of a hurricane can change, investigate real-world case studies on…
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WISE: Web-based Inquiry Science Environment Web-Based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE)All WISE units are research-tested and aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. Each unit is…
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Improving Ecological Education through a Four‐Dimensional Framework At its November 2018 meeting, the Ecological Society of America's Governing Board made the important decision to endorse the…
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The Joys of Teaching Ecology in K–12 and Informal Settings Esposito, R. M. M, Harris, C., Berkowitz, A. R., & Pregnal, M. (2019). The joys of teaching ecology in K-12 and informal settings…
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Machine Learning-Enabled Automated Feedback: Supporting Students’ Revision of Scientific Arguments Based on Data Drawn from Simulation A design study was conducted to test a machine learning (…
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Negotiations in Scientific Argumentation: An Interpersonal Analysis Argumentation enables students to engage in real world scientific practices by rationalizing claims grounded in supporting…
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CHANGE Curriculum CHANGE provides a website, https://climatechange.usf.edu/ which includes nine units from a marine sciences course, complete with lesson plans involving inexpensive, easy to…