Practical New NSTA Press Book Helps Busy High School Teachers Infuse Engineering into Existing Courses
Sep. 06, 2018
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 6, 2018-- is a how-to resource for teachers who want to include engineering in their curriculum but need help developing or revising their lessons. New from NSTA Press, the book provides six standards-based lessons that present valuable content in authentic and engaging ways.
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Engineering in the Life Sciences provides a range of material from each of the major content areas in biological sciences, including structures and processes, ecosystems, heredity, and biological evolution. The lessons are designed to spark high school students’ interest. They have titles such as “Designer DNA,” “Ecosystem Board Game Design Challenge,” and “B-pocalypse,” which is about battling the decline in bees needed to pollinate crops.
Teachers in diverse settings will find Engineering in the Life Sciences to be a useful supplement to their existing lessons. It provides detailed support materials including teaching tips and connections to standards. It also has five case studies about how engineering concepts and science intersect to address human needs. Inspired by extensive field testing, the book makes it easier for teachers to both manage engineering-oriented activities and conduct assessments in the context of the life sciences.
For additional information or to purchase a copy of Engineering in the Life Sciences, 9–12 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 310-page book is priced at $39.95 and discount-priced for NSTA members at $31.96. (Stock # PB433X; ISBN #978-1-68140-477-6)
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
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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: EDUCATION PRIMARY/SECONDARY ENTERTAINMENT MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING COMMUNICATIONS BOOKS OTHER SCIENCE PUBLISHING SCIENCE
SOURCE: National Science Teachers Association
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