Phil Nast, retired junior high school teacher and freelance writer
Found in: science, 9-12
The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (NCCSTS)houses more than 513 peer-reviewed case studies designed to teach concepts, content, process skills, and critical thinking in science and engineering. The website offers content appropriate for grades 9-12.
The Case Collection can be searched by keyword and filtered by subject, education level, type/method, topic, and date. Here are some examples of cases that can be downloaded:
Teaching Resources include publications, a directory of case study teachers, and articles on assessment. Case Studies in Science: A Novel Method of Science Education ( PDF, 8 MB, 9 pg.) describes the case study approach to science education and discusses its pros and cons.