Activities for elementary school science

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Waveland Press, 1998 - Education - 264 pages
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An invaluable guidebook for developing interest, meaning, and true understanding in the science classroom! This volume for prospective and current elementary-school teachers is designed to encourage a sense of exploration in their pupils, prompting them to ask questions about different aspects of their world. The science activities featured in this large-format paperback motivate pupils to engage actively in inquiries about the processes and concepts of life science, earth science, physical science, and the environmentwith a timely emphasis on pertinent topics in ecology, ecosystems, and habitats. Featured are the plant and animal kingdoms; astronomy and the realm of space; the properties of water; principles of meteorology, geology, biology, and chemistry; as well as basic laws of physics.

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Contents

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CHAPTER FOUR
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CHAPTER FIVE
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CHAPTER
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CHAPTER EIGHT
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CHAPTER NINE
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CHAPTER
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THE NATIONAL SCIENCE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION 11 1
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USING BLOOMS TAXONOMY 11 14
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CHILDRENS BOOKS HELPFUL IN TEACHING SCIENCE 11 20
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REFERENCES FOR FURTHER READING 11
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