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- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Across America, many K12 school districts still lack the necessary resources to prioritize STEM curriculums, especially in underserved co...SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Having engineering embedded in your K–5 science curriculum helps build collaboration and communication skills and gives students an oppor...Science Opinion Four Good Science Teaching Strategies & How to Use ThemThree science educators share their "go-to" teaching strategies, including encouraging student talk & implementing project-based learning.Science Opinion The Three Most Effective Instructional Strategies for Science—According to TeachersThree science educators share their favorite instructional strategies, including incorporating a sense of play in their classes.Science Make Science Education Better, More Equitable, Says National PanelStates must take steps to ensure that all students get a fair shot at learning science, says the National Academies of Science report.Science Q&A Many Schools Don't Teach About the Science of Vaccines. Here's Why They ShouldSchools play an important role in confronting misinformation and mistrust in vaccines by helping students understand how they work.Science Letter to the Editor Science-Score Declines Have Impact Well Beyond the ClassroomScience understanding is valuable not only for careers in STEM but also for students' critical thinking and analytical skills.Science The Latest Science Scores Are Out. The News Isn't Good for SchoolsAt a time when the pandemic highlights the importance of science, student scores in that subject are either flat or declining on NAEP.Science Opinion Effective Science Learning Means Observing and Explaining. There's a Curriculum for ThatResearchers say grappling with problems beats out traditional approaches.Science Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About STEM Best Practices?Quiz Yourself: How well do you know STEM best practices?Science Science Teaching and Learning Found to Fall Off in PandemicThe pandemic could have been a shining moment for STEM learning. Instead, new studies find, students and teachers struggled.Science Opinion Working With the Likes of Lego, Disney, and Lucasfilm to Engage Students in STEMRick Hess speaks with FIRST's Erica Newton Fessia about inspiring young people's interest in STEM using team-based robotics programs.Science Leader To Learn From A Place Where Teachers Take the Lead on Science CurriculumAnna Heyer has empowered teachers to shape the science curriculum in an Arizona district, and has expanded time spent on science.Science Opinion Ten Culturally Responsive Teaching Strategies for the Science ClassroomFour teachers share how they implement culturally responsive instruction in their science classrooms.