NSTA Releases Phenomenon-Based Volumes in Its Popular Interdisciplinary Curriculum Series

September 18, 2018

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 18, 2018--The is designed to meet the needs of districts, schools, and teachers who want an integrated approach to teaching science, technology, engineering, and math. Announced today, the new NSTA Press series covers all the STEM concepts as students advance from kindergarten through 12th grade.

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Each book in the series is an in-depth module that uses project- and problem-based learning. Students are presented with a challenge and then prompted to apply what they learn by using a mix of science, social studies, English language arts, and math. Engaging and flexible, this resource can be used as a whole or in segments. The STEM Road Map Curriculum Series is anchored in the , the Common Core State Standards, and the Framework for 21st Century Learning.

The next five books in the series focus on the theme The Represented World, which is about using models and mathematical functions to examine important features of phenomenon. The new books are as follows:

provides students with an in-depth look at the role of science in auto safety as students research how car accidents happen and what can be done to prevent them. Browse free sample pages at the NSTA Science Store website. (158 pages. Stock # PB425X13; ISBN: 978-1-68140-546-9)

challenges students to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure by designing bridges that last longer, using their knowledge of mathematics, science, English language arts, and social studies. Browse free sample pages at the NSTA Science Store website. (234 pages. Stock # PB425X7; ISBN: 978-1-68140-414-1)

has students develop nested packages as they learn about geometric properties of three-dimensional shapes and engineering design. Browse free sample pages at the NSTA Science Store website. (180 pages. Stock # PB425X10; ISBN: 978-1-68140-452-3)

has students relate changes in seasonal weather patterns to changes in the plant world and invites them to design and create a class garden for the Container Garden Design Challenge. Browse free sample pages at the NSTA Science Store website. (219 pages. Stock # PB425X11; ISBN: 978-1-68140-507-0)

helps students understand the science behind the play structures they regularly use as they work to design new and improved playground designs. Browse free sample pages at the NSTA Science Store website. (220 pages. Stock # PB425X6; ISBN: 978-1-68140-462-2)

For additional information or to purchase any of these editions in the STEM Road Map Curriculum Series, 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. Each of the books in this series is priced at $24.95 and discount-priced for NSTA members at $19.96.

About NSTA

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.

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Kate Falk, 703-312-9211




SOURCE: National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

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