Science Essentials, Elementary Level: Lessons and Activities for Test Preparation

Science Essentials, Elementary Level: Lessons and Activities for Test Preparation

by Mark J. Handwerker
     
 

Science Essentials Elementary Level gives classroom teachers and science specialists a dynamic and progressive way to meet curriculum standards and competencies. Science Essentials are also available from Jossey-Bass publishers at the Middle School and High School Levels.

You’ll find the lessons and activities at each level actively

Overview

Science Essentials Elementary Level gives classroom teachers and science specialists a dynamic and progressive way to meet curriculum standards and competencies. Science Essentials are also available from Jossey-Bass publishers at the Middle School and High School Levels.

You’ll find the lessons and activities at each level actively engage students in learning about the natural and technological world in which we live by encouraging them to use their senses and intuitive abilities on the road to discovery. They were developed and tested by professional science teachers who sought to give students enjoyable learning experiences while preparing them for district and statewide proficiency exams. For easy use, the lesson and activities at the Elementary School Level are printed on a big 8 ½” x 11” lay-flat format that folds flat for photocopying of over 150 student activity sheets, and are organized into four sections:

  1. METHODS AND MEASUREMENT LESSONS & ACTIVITES 
  2. PHYSICAL SCIENCE LESSONS & ACTIVITIES
  3. LIFE SCIENCE LESSONS & ACTIVITIES
  4. EARTH SCIENCE LESSONS & ACTIVITIES

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787975760
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/03/2004
Series:
Jossey-Bass Teacher Series
Edition description:
Grades K-6
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.67(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"Dr. Handwerker provides teachers with a set of student-centered activities that review all the essential science concepts for that students should know by 4th grade. This book simplifies life for even the busiest science teacher."—Pam Walker and Elaine Wood, coauthors, Crime Scene Investigations: Real-Life Science Activities for the Elementary Grades

Meet the Author

Mark J. Handwerker, Ph.D. has taught science in the Los Angeles and Temecula Valley Unified School Districts. As a mentor and instructional support teacher, he has also trained scores of new teachers in the "art" of teaching science. Dr. Handwerker is the author/editor of articles in several scientific fields and the coauthor of an earth science textbook currently in use.

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