Summary: Activities for Teaching Science as Inquiry7/e, demonstrates a manageable way for new and experienced teachers to bring inquiry successfully into the science classroom.The primary focus is on the 5E model-Engaging, Exploring, Explaining, Elaborating, and Evaluating-a Learning Cycle model that reflects the NSES Science as Inquiry Standards, seamlessly integrating inquiry and the standards. This book creates a framework for teaching science inquiry activities, and it provides activities
in physical and life science best suited for engaging students in meaningful science learning.For pre-service and practicing elementary school science teachers and aids.
Summary: Activities for Teaching Science as Inquiry7/e, demonstrates a manageable way for new and experienced teachers to bring inquiry successfully into the science classroom.The primary focus is on the 5E model-Engaging, Exploring, Explaining, Elaborating, and Evaluating-a Learning Cycle model that reflects the NSES Science as Inquiry Standards, seamlessly integrating inquiry and the standards. This book creates a framework for teaching science inquiry activities, and it provides activities in physical and life science best suited for engaging students in meaningful science learning.For pre-service and practicing elementary school science teachers and aids. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Allyn & Bacon, Inc. Published: 04/18/2008 International: No
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Section I: Teaching Inquiry Science Activities When Scientists and Students Inquire Phases of Inquiry Instruction: The 5-E Model Characteristics of Inquiry Classrooms About the Science Activities in This Book Using the Science Activities in This Book Getting Started with Inquiry Science References Section II: Physical Sciences Activities Properties of Matter Motion and Forces Sound Temperature and Heat Light Magnetism Electricity Section III: Life Science Activities Characteristics of Organisms Organisms and Their Environments Structures and Functions of Human Systems Section IV: Earth and Space Science Activities Rocks and Minerals Atmosphere, Weather, and Climate of the Earth The Earth's Oceans Viewing the Sky From Earth APPENDICES Appendix A: Safety Suggestions for Elementary and Middle School Inquiry Activities Appendix B: Measuring Tools, Measuring Skills Appendix C: Selected Sources of Science Supplies, Models, Living Things, Kits, and Software Appendix D: Selected Science Education Periodicals for Teachers and Children Appendix E: Professional Societies for Teachers, Supervisors, and Science Educators Appenidx F: Contemporary Elementary Science Projects and Programs
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