Tinkering

Tinkering : Kids Learning by Making Stuff

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After-school and out-of-school programs - as well as home schooling - have been growing steadily for nearly a decade, but instructors are still searching for high-interest content that ties into science standards without the rigidity of current classroom canon. The author draws on more than 15 years of experience doing hands-on science to facilitate tinkering: learning science while fooling around with real things. In this book, you'll learn: Tinkering techniques in key science areas How to let kids learn science with hands-on tinkering Engaging techniques for science learning at home, in school, or at a makerspace or library Step-by-step instructions for activities that don't end with a single project, but that provide many paths for "tinkering forward".
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 14.48mm | 322.05g
  • Make Community, LLC
  • Sebastopol, United States
  • English
  • w. ill.
  • 1449361013
  • 9781449361013
  • 340,965

About Curt Gabrielson

Curt Gabrielson runs the Watsonville Environmental Science Workshop and works with science education in East Timor. He has been a science educator for more than 20 years, with positions in the California public schools, the National University of East Timor, and San Francisco's Exploratorium Teacher Institute.
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