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Activities for Teaching Science as Inquiry / Edition 5
     

Activities for Teaching Science as Inquiry / Edition 5

by Arthur A. Carin, Joel E. Bass
 

ISBN-10: 0130212814

ISBN-13: 9780130212818

Pub. Date: 07/14/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

Activities for Teaching Science as Inquiry 7/e, demonstrates a manageable way for new and experienced teachers to bring inquiry successfully into the science classroom.

The primary focus is on the 5E model–Engaging, Exploring, Explaining, Elaborating, and Evaluating–a Learning Cycle model that reflects the NSES Science as Inquiry Standards,

Overview

Activities for Teaching Science as Inquiry 7/e, demonstrates a manageable way for new and experienced teachers to bring inquiry successfully into the science classroom.

The primary focus is on the 5E model–Engaging, Exploring, Explaining, Elaborating, and Evaluating–a Learning Cycle model that reflects the NSES Science as Inquiry Standards, seamlessly integrating inquiry and the standards. This book creates a framework for teaching science inquiry activities, and it provides activities in physical and life science best suited for engaging students in meaningful science learning.

For pre-service and practicing elementary school science teachers and aids.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130212818
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/14/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
277
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Section I:  Teaching Inquiry Science Activities

When Scientists and Students Inquire

Phases of Inquiry Instruction: The 5-E Model

Characteristics of Inquiry Classrooms

About the Science Activities in This Book

Using the Science Activities in This Book

Getting Started with Inquiry Science

References

Section II:  Physical Sciences Activities

Properties of Matter

Motion and Forces

Sound

Temperature and Heat

Light

Magnetism

Electricity

Section III:  Life Science Activities

Characteristics of Organisms

Organisms and Their Environments

Structures and Functions of Human Systems

Section IV:  Earth and Space Science Activities

Rocks and Minerals

Atmosphere, Weather, and Climate of the Earth

The Earth's Oceans

Viewing the Sky From Earth

 

 

APPENDICES

 

Appendix A:  Safety Suggestions for Elementary and Middle School Inquiry Activities

Appendix B:  Measuring Tools, Measuring Skills

Appendix C:  Selected Sources of Science Supplies, Models, Living Things, Kits, and Software

Appendix D:  Selected Science Education Periodicals for Teachers and Children

Appendix E:  Professional Societies for Teachers, Supervisors, and Science Educators

Appenidx F:  Contemporary Elementary ScienceProjects and Programs

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