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The Science Teacher's Activity-A-Day, Grades 5-10: Over 180 Reproducible Pages of Quick, Fun Projects that Illustrate Basic Concepts
     

The Science Teacher's Activity-A-Day, Grades 5-10: Over 180 Reproducible Pages of Quick, Fun Projects that Illustrate Basic Concepts

by Pam Walker, Elaine Wood
 

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A hands-on and fun-filled resource for teaching science to middle and high school students

New in the 5-Minute Fundamentals Series, The Science Teacher's Activity-A-Day, Grades 6-12, includes 180 easy, five-minute hook or sponge activities to capture learners' attention and introduce lessons. Divided into three units, Physical Science, Life Science, and

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A hands-on and fun-filled resource for teaching science to middle and high school students

New in the 5-Minute Fundamentals Series, The Science Teacher's Activity-A-Day, Grades 6-12, includes 180 easy, five-minute hook or sponge activities to capture learners' attention and introduce lessons. Divided into three units, Physical Science, Life Science, and Earth and Space Science; the activities cover topics based on the National Science Education Standards.

  • All the book's activities can be done with materials that are inexpensive and easy to find
  • Includes quick and fun "sponge" activities that are designed to engage students
  • All the activities take about 5 minutes to complete

The Science Teacher's Activity-a-Day is an ideal resource for middle and high school science teachers.

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"Each activity begins with a concise explanation of the concept upon which it focuses and includes a materials list, the procedure, follow-up questions, and extensions. These high-interest investigations use materials that are inexpensive, easily accessible, and familiar to students" (National Science Teacher's Association.org, October 2010)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470408810
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/05/2010
Series:
JB-Ed: 5 Minute FUNdamentals Series , #18
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
493,564
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

PAM WALKER and ELAINE WOOD each have more than twenty years of science teaching experience. They are the authors of dozens of books for middle and high school science teachers and students, including Crime Scene Investigations and Hands-On General Science Activities with Real-Life Applications, both from Jossey-Bass.

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