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This guides has teaching resources related to science, Grades Pre-K-12


National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)
The National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) unites life science educators from around the world to share knowledge and experiences, and to promote professional growth "to provide the best possible biology and life science education for all students."
Grades: K - 12
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
The National Science Teachers Association strives to promote excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning. The Association publishes educational books, a newspaper, and a professional journal for each level of science teaching.
Grades: K - 12
Next Generation Science Standards
Released in Spring 2013 the Next Generation Science Standards were developed by the National Research Council, the National Science Teachers Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Achieve. NJ participated in the development of these standards. These standards were adopted by New Jersey in July 2014.
Grades: K - 12

Bibliographies and Research Guides

Exploring the Environment
A selected list of resources about environmental issues for K-8 teachers. All materials are available in the Cheng Library's Curriculum Materials Center.
Grades: PreK - 8
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12
A cooperative effort between the National Science teachers Association (NSTA) and Children's Book Council (CBC), this annotated list describes outstanding science books for kindergarten through twelfth grade published in the last year.
Grades: K - 12
Science Books and Film (SB&F)
Originally a print publication Science Books and Film is now in online format only. Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), SB&F's expert reviewers critique books, DVD's, websites and other science resources for Kindergarten through college. Special features include the Annual AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes, and the Best Books list. Free registration is required to access some parts of the website, while other areas require purchase of a subscription.
Grades: K - 12
Science Resources
Textbooks and resources for teaching science from PreK through high school selected from the Curriculum Materials Center of the Cheng Library.
Grades: PreK - 12
Teaching Science through Children's Literature
A selected list of children’s books for Grades PreK-3 that can be used to teach topics in the areas of life science, earth science and physical science. All books are available in the Curriculum Materials Center of the Cheng Library.
Grades: PreK - 3


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