Article from eGFI - In the world of K-12 STEM education, engineering rarely rates more than a passing nod. NGSS puts engineering on a par with physics and other disciplines as key to meeting humanity’s most pressing challenges while helping citizens make informed everyday decisions, such as choosing among medical treatments.
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Want to build understanding about the carbon cycle and its importance to our changing climate? Have students develop their very own models to describe the cycling of matter and flow of energy among living and nonliving parts of an ecosystem.