Best Practices for Teaching Science

Best Practices for Teaching Science

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Let Randi Stone and her award-winning teachers demonstrate tried-and-tested best practices for teaching science in diverse elementary, middle, and high school classrooms. Linked to companion volumes for teaching writing and mathematics, this resource for new and veteran educators helps build student confidence and success through innovative approaches for raising student achievement in science, such as: Expeditionary learning, technology and music, and independent research study Model lessons in environmental studies and real-world science Inquiry-based strategies using robotics, rockets, straw-bale greenhouses, qProject Dracula, q qMaking Microbes Fun, q and more! With engaging activities weaving through science fact and fiction to lead learners on intriguing journeys of discovery, this guide is sure to fascinate and inspire both you and your students!processes to understand the solar power and energy needed to create an optimal growing environment in the ... Our greenhouse project connects real-life work to curriculum goals and promotes experimental science and math. After the foundation was poured and the building framed, a straw-bale workshop of nine participants paid tuition to learn the techniques ... During the workshop, kindergarten through sixth-grade students sifted soil; mixed the plaster of soil, straw, and water; andanbsp;...

Title:Best Practices for Teaching Science
Author:Randi Stone
Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. - 2015-07-28


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