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BSCS  national field-test opportunity for middle school life science teachers (grades 6-9)!
BSCS is working on Three-Dimensional Teaching and Learning for Middle School Science (3DMSS), an NSF-funded unit on body systems with professional development for teachers.

3DMSS, developed in collaboration with Oregon Public Broadcasting, incorporates:
an emphasis on using evidence to construct an understanding of disciplinary core ideas and crosscutting concepts
video-based lesson analysis professional development
rich media experiences to promote understanding of difficult concepts

Field-test teachers are critical in helping us design and improve programs like 3DMSS.

The field test runs September 2017 to December 2018. Teachers will receive a $2,000 stipend over the two academic years for their participation.

If you are interested in being a field-test teacher, visit for more information and to apply online. Deadline: Dec. 2, 2016.

If you know a colleague who may be interested, please share this information.

Questions? Please contact Jon Adams at


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