New NSTA Book Helps K–2 Students Learn That Science and Engineering Are for Everyone
Published: Sep 14, 2018
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Eureka, Again! K–2 Science Activities and Stories book cover (Photo: Business Wire)
The book’s lessons are grounded in 27 children’s trade-books. Some of the featured biographies are about famous people, such as Rachel Carson. Other individuals are not as well known, such as paleontologist Mary Anning and recycler Isatou Ceesay. The lessons introduce skill-building, inquiry-based investigations while highlighting the scientists’ and engineers’ work and the character traits that helped each succeed.
The lessons support the Next Generation Science Standards and are easy to teach. Each chapter uses a learning-cycle format and begins with a personal story from the authors that provides valuable insights into teaching at the K–2 level.
Eureka, Again! is a sequel to the best-seller Eureka! Grade 3–5 Scientific Activities and Stories. Both books help students make an important discovery: Scientists aren’t stereotypes wearing goggles and lab coats. They are women and men whose work and success stem from their life experiences—and whose stories may inspire children to consider STEM-related careers themselves.
For additional information or to purchase Eureka, Again! K–2 Science Activities and Stories and other books from NSTA Press, visit the NSTA Science Store. To order by phone, call 800-277-5300 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET weekdays. The 375-page book is priced at $44.95 and discount-priced for NSTA members at $35.96. (Stock # PB PB423X2; ISBN # 978-1-68140-316-8)
The Arlington, VA-based National Science Teachers Association is the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence in science teaching and learning, preschool through college. NSTA’s membership includes approximately 50,000 science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business representatives, and others involved in science education.
NSTA Press produces 25 to 30 new books and e-books each year. Focused on the preK–college market and specifically aimed at teachers of science, NSTA Press titles offer a unique blend of accurate scientific content and sound teaching strategies. Follow NSTA Press on Facebook for the latest information and new book releases.
Kate Falk, 703-312-9211
Source: National Science Teachers Association