Hands-On Science

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Portage & Main Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Buildings - 48 pages
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The seven lessons in this module introduce students to concepts related to structures, including what a structure is, and where structures are found and used in the natural and manufactured world. Students use the design process to plan and construct their own structures.Also included:materials lists activity descriptions questioning techniques activity centre and extension ideas assessment suggestions activity sheets and visuals The module offers a detailed introduction to the Hands-On Science program (guiding principles, implementation guidelines, an overview of the skills that young students use and develop during scientific inquiry), a list of children's books and websites related to the science topics introduced, and a classroom assessment plan with record-keeping templates.
 

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Contents

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9
III
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IV
28
V
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VI
36
VIII
38
X
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XIII
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Jennifer Lawson, PhD, is the originator and senior author of the Hands-On series in all subject areas. Jennifer is a former classroom teacher, resource/special education teacher, consultant, and principal. She now teaches in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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