Presentation on theme: "Science in the Classroom Melissa McCartney Science Magazine Teaching through Research Workshop March 25, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Science in the Classroom Melissa McCartney Science Magazine Teaching through Research Workshop March 25, 2014
Established in 1848 to represent all disciplines of science Supports science policy, education, and diplomacy domestically and internationally Please do not be turned off by the word “American” in the title! We are international!
Centers and Programs happening at AAAS Center for Science, Technology & Congress Center for Science, Technology & Security Policy Dialogue on Science, Ethics & Religion R&D Budget Analysis Research Competitiveness Science & Technology Policy Fellowships Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Sustainable Development International Cooperation Women's Collaboration Project 2061 Center for Advancing Science and Engineering Capacity Center for Careers in Science and Technology Center for Curriculum Materials in Science Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology Center for Science Diplomacy
Science was founded in 1880 on $10,000 of seed money from Thomas Edison Non-profit Total paid subscriptions ~130,000 Total readership >500,000 Research papers free after 12 months Lots of other content always free ScienceCareers, ScienceNow, Editorials, select papers/special issues
“Science in the Classroom” is a collection of annotated research papers and accompanying teaching materials designed to help students at the high school, community college, and undergraduate level understand the structure and workings of professional scientific research.
Science in the Classroom is relevant to the Framework for the Next Generation Science Standards produced by the National Academies