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Abstract:
Middle and high school science teachers will find this title strategic for teaching students fundamental science concepts inherent in the emerging fields of nanoscience, nanotechnology, and engineering. With support from the National Science Foundation, a group of scientists, educators, researchers, and curriculum developers identified nine key concepts, and the authors provide a thorough discussion of these big ideas with the intent of improving general science literacy.

NSTA's 'The Big Ideas of Nanoscale Science and Engineering' Introduces Students and Teachers to the Basics of Nanoscience

Arlington, VA | Posted on April 8th, 2010

Chapters cover the learning goals and how to achieve them, students' likely misconceptions, interdisciplinary connections, how to integrate the ideas into a curriculum, and new ways of considering traditional science content relevant to nanoscale science and engineering. Teachers of all disciplines will appreciate the enormous implications of the extremely tiny nanoscale phenomena that will interest students in the study of 21st-century science and motivate them to learn traditional science.

About the Authors

Shawn Y. Stevens has 10 years of research experience related to natural nanoscale phenomena. She is currently developing a learning progression for the nature of matter as it relates to nanoscale science and engineering.

LeeAnn M. Sutherland is an assistant research scientist in the School of Education at the University of Michigan. She has worked in several capacities in rural, urban, and suburban middle and high schools.

Joseph S. Krajcik is a former chemistry teacher and a current professor of science education.

You can browse sample pages of this new book free at the NSTA Science Store website at www.nsta.org/store.

For additional information or to purchase The Big Ideas of Nanoscale Science and Engineering: A Guidebook for Secondary Teachers and other books from NSTA Press, visit the NSTA Science Store at www.nsta.org/store. To order by phone, call 800-277-5300 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET weekdays. Outside the United States and Canada, call 301-638-0200. The 203-page book is priced at $22.36 and discount-priced for NSTA members at $27.95. (Stock # PB241X, ISBN # 978-1-935155-07-2)

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About NSTA
The Arlington, Va.-based National Science Teachers Association is the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA's current membership includes more than 50,000 science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in science education.

NSTA Press produces 15–25 new 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.

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