Next Generation Science Standards: http://www.nextgenscience.org/
National Science Teachers Association: www.nsta.org
PA State Aligned Standards: www.pdesas.org/standard/
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) publishes grade-range-specific journals (Science & Children, Science Scope, The Science Teacher), as well as Connected Science Learning, which bridges in-school and out-of-school science teaching and learning.
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Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12
A list of outstanding science books chosen by science educators, co-sponsored by NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) and CBC (Children's Book Council) since 1973.
Search "National Science Teachers Association Outstanding Science Trade Book" in the library catalog to find these award winners in the Murray Library collection.
Find scholarly and credible research on topics in science education. These journals are found in Murray Library's collection.
Science Education Research Journals
Cultural Studies of Science Education (01/01/2006 – present) Examines science education as a cultural, cross-age, cross-class, and cross-disciplinary phenomenon.
Electronic Journal for Research in Science & Mathematics Education (09/01/2001 – present) Formerly Electronic Journal of Science Education. Explores issues in science, mathematics, & environmental education.
Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education (2019 – present). Formerly International Journal of Environmental & Science Education. All aspects of environmental, science and technology education.
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching (1996-2008) Abstracts only, available from publisher. Use of information technology in the teaching of mathematics and science.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching (2012 – present, with 1 year embargo) ISSN: 0022-4308
Journal of Research in Science Teaching (2012-present, with 1 year embargo) The official publication of National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)
Journal of Science Education and Technology (01/01/1997 – present) Publishes a broad range of papers covering theory and practice in order to facilitate future efforts of individuals and groups involved in the field.
Journal of Science Teacher Education (2000-2016) Association for Education of Teachers of Science
Journal of Science Teacher Education (2000-2016) The official journal of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE)
Research in Science Education (1997 – present) ISSN: 0157-244X, 1573-1898.
Research in Science Education (1997-present) Australasian Science Education Research Association
School Science and Mathematics (1999 - present, with 1 year embargo) School Science and Mathematics Association
Science & Education (1997 – present) Research using historical, philosophical, and sociological approaches to improve teaching.
Science Education (2006 – present, with 1 year embargo) Issues and trends occurring internationally in science curriculum, instruction, learning, policy, and preparation of science teachers.
Science Educator (2006-present) National Science Educator Leadership Association
Messiah's Murray Library has a collection of elementary and secondary science textbooks. These are arranged by the Dewey Decimal Classification. Science texts have a call number in the 500s. For your purposes, you can narrow your search to this location: Texts-Elementary
These subject headings may be useful to you:
The Library also has sections dedicated to Teaching Resources and Kit which will assist in lesson plan development and hands-on learning.