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elcome to Nanoscience helps biology, chemistry, and Earth science teachers introduce the revolutionary fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology to high school students through the unique framework of the environment, specifically groundwater pollution.
This volume comprises two parts. The first provides background material for the teacher and answers important questions: What is nanoscience and technology? What are the important historical and societal aspects of nanotechnology? How is nanoscience related to environmental science? The second part of the volume contains five lessons.
Each classroom-tested, inquiry-based investigation follows the BSCS 5E Instructional Model and includes step-by-step procedures, materials lists, and data charts. Teachers may use the entire curriculum or pick and choose among its several parts, depending on their preferred emphasis, the course level, and available time. The flexible curriculum offers numerous entry and exit points. Also included is a link to a downloadable computer simulation program, which was specially designed to allow students to explore the atomic force microscope—even if their school doesn't have one.
About the Authors
Dr. Andrew S. Madden, School of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma
Dr. Michael F. Hochella Jr., Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech
Dr. George E. Glasson, Department of Teaching and Learning, Virginia Tech
Dr. Julie R. Grady, Department of Education Leadership, Curriculum & Special Education, Arkansas State University
Dr. Tracy L. Bank, Department of Geology, University of Buffalo
Dr. André M. Green, Department of Leadership and Teacher Education, University of South Alabama
Mary A, Norris, Salem High School
Andrew N. Hurst, Patrick Henry High School
Dr. Susan C. Eriksson, UNAVCO, Boulder, Colorado
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 Welcome to Nanoscience: Interdisciplinary Environmental Explorations, Grades 9-12 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. The 171-page book is priced at $25.95 and discount-priced for NSTA members at $20.76 (Stock # PB296X, ISBN # 978-1-936137-32-9).
About National Science Teachers Association (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 55,000 science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in science education.
NSTA Press produces 20–25 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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