Activities for Teaching Science as Inquiry

Activities for Teaching Science as Inquiry

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For courses in Science Methods in Elementary School.Research tells us that an inquiry approach to science teaching motivates and engages every type of student, helping them understand science's relevance to their lives, as well as the nature of science itself. Teaching Science as Inquiry demonstrates a manageable way for new and experienced teachers to bring inquiry successfully into the science classroom. Activities for Teaching Science as Inquiry follows the 5-E model (Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate), a Learning Cycle model introduced in the methods chapters that reflects the NSES Science as Inquiry Standards.
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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 195.6 x 251.5 x 12.7mm | 612.36g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 013118007X
  • 9780131180079

Table of contents

NOTE: Each section in Chs. 2-4 include Engagement Activities and Exploration Activities.) Part Two: Activities for Teaching Science as Inquiry. Section One: Teaching Science Inquiry Activities. Section Two: Physical Science Activities. I. Properties of Matter. II. Motion and Forces. III. Sound. IV. Temperature and Heat. V. Light. VI. Magnetism. Section Three: Life Science Activities. I. Characteristics of Organisms. II. Organisms and Their Environments. III. Structure and Function in Human Systems. Section Four: Earth and Space Science Activities. I. Structure of the Earth. II. The Atmoshere and Weather. III. The Earth's Oceans. IV. The Earth in Space.
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