Science for the Elementary and Middle School

Science for the Elementary and Middle School

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Text is appropriate for Elementary or Middle School Science Methods. This highly successful science methods text provides current sources of pedagogy, subject-matter content, and exploratory activities in science that are essential for a complete science course. The content correlates to the NSES (standards), examines the most effective teaching methods, and explores how science instruction can help children improve their knowledge and information processing skills. The experienced authors share the best of practice, the most useful research findings, and their richest experiences. Appropriate for education courses, the text is designed to instruct future educators in the fundamentals of teaching science at the elementary and middle school levels.* Presents strategies that integrate learning-Provides illustrations of how they may be used. * Increases the emphasis on how students can access science information and make sense of it through the use of visual and technological tools. * More than 750 activities and experiments for the elementary school curriculum-Includes exploratory activities that teachers can use immediately. * These useful activities ensure that students take a hanExample: With your dichotomous key to leaves of trees on our school campus, proceed outdoors and in pairs use the key to identify five different trees. The trees are marked with numbers; use those numbers to reference the name of each tree anbsp;...

Title:Science for the Elementary and Middle School
Author:Edward Victor, Richard Dean Kellough
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2000


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