Pam Walker (B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S.) has taught science in grades 9-12 for the past 16 years. Elaine Wood (A.B., M.S., Ed.S.) has 10 years' experience teaching secondary science. Both authors currently teach science at Alexander High School, Douglasville, Georgia.
Hands-On General Science Activities with Real-Life Applications: Ready-to-Use Labs, Projects, & Activities for Grades 5-12by Pam Walker, Elaine Wood
For all science teachers in grades 5-12, here is an exciting collection of ready-to-use lessons, projects and lab activities to help students relate basic science concepts and skills to every-day life and answer the question, "Why do I need to know this?" Included are 22 comprehensive, tested lessons in five major areas of general science, accompanied by over 150 reproducible student activity sheets to help students understand concrete scientific applications that are interesting and relevant. Each lesson includes a concise introduction to a specific topic, reproducible vocabulary games or puzzles, reproducible lab activities and projects, and complete answer keys. And for easy use, all of these ready-to-use lessons and activities are printed in a spiral-bound format that folds flat for photocopying of the student activity sheets and organized into five units, each focusing on a different area of the science curriculum.
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