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  • Next Generation Science Standards* (NGSS) Fact Sheet Get the NGSS facts from Achieve. Then let us help you with a hands-on science curriculum. View »
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cells in the Classroom Education will play a crucial role in the hydrogen economy of tomorrow, so it’s vital that, from an early age, students feel comfortable with the underlying principles of hydrogen technology. Plus, learning about fuel cells is the perfect gateway to exploring a whole range of science fundamentals. View »
  • Lab Safety and Techniques 101: Introducing Your Students to the Chemistry Lab Banish the ghosts of broken glassware, burner mishaps, and student confusion from your chemistry lab by preparing yourself and your students as early as possible. Introduce your students to lab safety, glassware basics, lab equipment, and proper lab methodology, and keep the ghosts away. View »
  • 5 Steps to Teaching Inquiry in Your Science Classroom Worried about the inquiry lab requirement of the College Board's AP lab curriculum? Here are some great tips from an educator who's already done it. View »
  • Science Literacy With the implementation of the Common Core State Standards for English language arts, literacy is increasingly important in the science classroom. Explore the standards as well as strategies you can use to help your students navigate through difficult text. View »
  • Finding Funding Squeezing money out of the bare-bones science budgets in today's schools is tough. Before you send your students out to collect soda cans, let us show you where to look for help financing your classroom needs. View »
  • SCUBA Diving and Gas Laws Students are often fascinated by extreme sports such as SCUBA diving. This interest can be harnessed to teach an exciting lesson on gas laws. Five gas laws are discussed, and each discussion is centered on the law’s compelling, real-world connection to SCUBA diving. View »
  • Improving Students' Math Skills for Science Class As a science teacher, you want your students to succeed. But did you know that you could improve your students’ performance in the science classroom by helping them become better at math? With cross-curricular instruction, we’re rewriting the equation for science success. Read the article to find out more. View »
  • Flipping with Inquiry Are inquiry and the flipped class model compatible with one another? Author and educator Aaron Sams says the combination can result in a rich and effective learning environment. Educators will share their techniques in future issues of Carolina Tips®. View »
  • Managing Academic Integrity In Online Labs In any online class, an instructor faces challenges not encountered in aface-to-face class. View »
  • Creating an Engaging Online Community To ensure online teaching success, student engagement is of paramount importance. Students need to feel they are part of a class and need a platform to voice concerns and have open discussions. View »
  • Setting Student Expectations for Distance Learning Misaligned student and instructor expectations may create frustration and lead to attrition in distance learning courses. View »
  • Kinesthetic Learning and Online Science Education How do we incorporate kinesthetic learning in an online learning environment traditionally based on sight and sound? View »
  • Flipping with Other Videos Flipping can help you accomplish the goal of increasing student interaction with material. Existing videos are an easy way to start that process. View »