Science Essentials, Middle School Level: Lessons and Activities for Test Preparation

Science Essentials, Middle School Level: Lessons and Activities for Test Preparation

by Mark J. Handwerker
     
 

Science Essentials Middle School 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 Elementary and High School Levels.

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

Overview

Science Essentials Middle School 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 Elementary 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 Middle School Level are printed on a big 8 ½” x 11” lay-flat format that folds flat for photocopying of over 165 student activity sheets, and are organized into four sections:

  1. PHYSICAL SCIENCE: MOTION AND FORCES (22 Lessons)
  2. CHEMISTRY (34 Lessons)
  3. ASTRONOMY (16 Lessons)
  4. BIOLOGY (12 Lessons)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787975777
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/15/2004
Series:
Jossey-Bass Teacher Series
Edition description:
Grades 6-8
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
741,534
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.85(d)

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
“As a first year science teacher, I found these ready-to-use lessons and activities a life saver. They spared me hours and hours of planning and preparation. I didn't have to 'reinvent the wheel'. I just rolled right into the fun of teaching."—Jim Jackson, math and science teacher, Earl Stanley Gardner Middle School, Temecula Valley Unified School District

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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