Hands-on Earth Science Activities for Grades K-6

Hands-on Earth Science Activities for Grades K-6

Book - 2006
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This is the second edition of Marvin N. Tolman's bestselling book Hands-On Earth Science Activities for Grades K-6. Like all the books in The Science Problem-Solving Curriculum Library series, this revised edition offers compelling activities that help teach students thinking and reasoning skills along with basic science concepts and facts. The book's activities follow the discovery/inquiry approach and encourage students to analyze, synthesize, and infer based on their own hands-on experiences. This new edition includes an expanded Teacher Information section, inquiry-based models, and complex cooperative learning projects using materials found around the home. Many of the activities easily become great science fair ideas as well as activities that correlate with the national standards.

Designed to be user friendly, the book includes easy-to-use, hands on activities and is organized into eight sections:

Air

Water

Weather

The Earth

Ecology

Above the Earth

Beyond the Earth

Current Electricity

Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2006
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780787978662
0787978663
Branch Call Number: 372.35 TOL
Characteristics: xlii, 464 p. : ill. ; 28 cm

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