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January 12, 2022
Starting the semester with understanding, decoding, and the process of science
Here are a few resources that may be useful to share with students as one kicks off the semester and starts talking about understanding, decoding, and the process of science
December 27, 2020
Share with students your sticky notes and storyboards
I encourage all researchers and research mentors to post more about the process of science – the stages of research, the tools we use, how we prepare to disseminate results, etc. All of these are important for students to see and connect with, especially with students doing work during this time of the pandemic away from research labs and face-to-face research communities.
July 23, 2014
Updating how we teach the process of science
This week, I’m with a group of in-service middle school teachers for a week-long workshop on climate science. It is always inspiring to connect with K-12 teachers to see and hear about their passion for their classrooms and for teaching – and always frustrating to hear that they have to do so with so few resources that include outdated textbooks. And in those outdated textbooks we will find the “scientific …