Category Archives: Science

Solar Eclipse Event: NHSTA teams with the McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center

On Monday, August 21, 2017, there will be a solar eclipse making its way across America. While New Hampshire is not in the path of totality, it is close enough so that fully 62% of the Sun will be eclipsed … Continue reading

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New Prosthesis Helps 10 Year Old Bicyclist – 3D Printing STEM Project – Milford, NH

Morgan Peterson was born without the lower portion of her left arm. The limb tapers to slim roundness just below the elbow. She was 6 months old when fitted with her first prosthetic, courtesy of Shriners Hospitals. Four more have … Continue reading

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Growing New Hampshire’s 21st Century Science Standards

K-12 Teachers across New Hampshire have been working towards 21st century learning experiences for our students for many years now. The current NH Science Framework will be transformed to improve the integration of content with scientific process skills and cross-cutting … Continue reading

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STEM 2026 Report Released

In 2015, the U.S. Department of Education, in collaboration with American Institutes for Research (AIR), convened a series of 1.5-day workshops that brought together invited experts and thought leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning to … Continue reading

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Science Resource: Water Cycle School from the US Geological Survey

The US Geological Survey (USGS) has a wonderful Web site for teachers to use to learn all about water, the Water Science School (http://water.usgs.gov/edu/).  Science teachers in New Hampshire should know that this resource exists for them to use.

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How to Spot Bad Science

Science, in this day and age of the internet and “experts” on everything, is sometimes not all that accurate. People can take scientific data and use it in different ways and in bad ways. Sometimes the data itself is bad, … Continue reading

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Next Generation Science Evidence Statements for High School Released

The  NGSS Evidence Statements for High School are now available (evidence statements for elementary and middle school are under development). These statements were developed by educators and scientists, including many members of the NGSS writing team.  The evidence statements provide … Continue reading

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