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This archive contains articles profiling how teachers have used NOVA in their classrooms.

Tapping into Treasures to Build Skills
Vickie Rose
Olive Hill Adult Learning Center

Connecting Ideas With Math and Science
Gina Strandlien
Granite Quarry Elementary School
Granite Quarry, North Carolina

Exploring Nature vs. Nurture
Carlene Henderson
University of Wisconsin, Superior
Superior, Wisconsin

Reading Seismic Signals
Bob Henry
Jackson Hole High School
Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Creative Problem Solving to the Rescue
Diane Trantham
Center for Creative Learning
Saint Louis, Missouri

Chronicling Martian Life
Glenn Rutland
Holley Navarre Middle School
Navarre, FL

Seeking Answers to How Storms Form
Michael Wilkinson
Fieldston Lower School
Bronx, NY

Students Inclined to Study Galileo
Kevin Corrigan
Melrose High School
Melrose, MA

Exploring Research Bias
Mike Accorsi
Junipero Serra High School
San Mateo, CA

Teaching Science and Literacy
Kathleen Poe
Fletcher Middle School
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Combining science and literacy.

Placing Value on Maya Math
Bob Miller
Inza R. Wood Middle School
Wilsonville, OR
Incorporating a grade-level focus on the Maya into mathematics classes.

Latin Classes and Roman Baths
Nick Young
University of Detroit Jesuit High School
Detroit, MI
Students examine daily life in Ancient Rome.

What's Up with the Weather?
David MacIver
Southwick-Tolland Regional High School
Southwick, MA
Students analyze and apply a moving average to a 10-year temperature data set.

Teaching with Trebuchets
Bruce Kelly
Sumner High School
Sumner, WA
Life-size trebuchets are the means students use to try to hit an appealing target—their teacher.

Bridges Form Foundation for Geometry Unit
Margaret Wells
Alice Harte Elementary School
Orleans Parish, LA
Local bridges and structures provide students a chance to find geometry in the real world.

Melting the Iceman
Don Frazier
Montpelier High School
Montpelier, VT
Students bring the iceman back to life through research and interviews.

Teaching with Sextants
Steven Branting
Jenifer Junior High School
Lewiston High School
Lewiston, ID
In this history of navigation unit, students learn to use a sextant.

Operation Obelisk
Tim Matthews
Day Middle School
Newton, MA
Students build a 27-foot obelisk.


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