Place-Based Science Teaching and Learning

Place-Based Science Teaching and Learning

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Place-Based Science Teaching and Learning: 40 Activities for K-8 Classrooms address the challenges facing primary and secondary school teachers as they attempt to make science learning relevant to their students. The text provides teachers with a rationale and a set of example activities for teaching science in a local context. Teaching and learning science using this approach will help students to engage with science learning and come to understand the importance of science in their everyday lives.40 Activities for K-8 Classrooms Cory A. Buxton, Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr. ... microscope and identify an amoeba or being able to do a hardness test to differentiate between the minerals quartz and calcite. ... of cumulative learning over time and are given at the end of a unit of study to assess mastery of key concepts or ideas.

Title:Place-Based Science Teaching and Learning
Author:Cory A. Buxton, Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr.
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2011-05-05


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