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Ask a question to all the members of USTA about science content, core concepts, or even demo or lab ideas. Then take some time to read the questions of others and share with them your ideas.
Have you ever looked at your science core curriculum and wondered what something meant? For example, in the 2nd grade core, Standard 3, Objective 1a, "Observe falling objects and identify things that prevent them from reaching the ground." Does that mean they're being held from a string? Or maybe they have wings and are flying? Or maybe, it's a bridge that has pillars keeping the road up? Are all of these possible answers or are none of them right? And, what is the main concept we are tr...
Have you ever looked at your science core curriculum and wondered what something meant? For example, in the 8th grade core, Standard 4, Objective 3e, "Investigate the principles used to engineer changes in forces and motion." Does this talk about newtons laws? Or is this momentum and acceleration? Or is it referring to balanced and unbalanced forces to cause motion? Are all of these possible answers or are none of them right? And, what is the main concept we are trying to teach? When ...
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