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Science is a quest for explanations. This popular text continues to encourage teachers to help their students learn through discovery, while also providing content on the latest techniques in science teaching. This edition has been thoroughly revised and features a new co-author, Dr. Donald DeRosa of Boston University and a larger trim size and paperback binding for a fresher, more open feel.
The book continues to use its well-regarded pedagogy to help students to learn science. They are:
This establishes a solid foundation in science pedagogy upon which they can build in later years.
The 5 E’s of Learning and Universal Design for Learning have been added to this edition and every chapter correlates to the NSE Content Standards. A new chapter on using technology in the classroom continues to build on the authors’ belief that technology can enhance learning in the science classroom. The new package includes links to video and web resources on the MyEducationLab website.
New To This Edition:
NEW! Features a new co-author in this edition–Dr. Donald DeRosa of Boston University.
NEW! A new paperback binding and larger 8 ½’’ x 11’’ trim size gives the book a fresher and more open feel.
NEW! Includes a new chapter (Chapter 8) Using Technology to Enhance Science Learning.
NEW! Gives an increased focus on technology/multimedia, engineering, and energy conservation–Includes a new Part IV on The Technological Sciences and more earth-friendly and “green” science activities in this edition.
NEW! Fully integrated package--Each chapter correlates to video and web resources within the MyEducationLab website.
NEW! Includes The 5 E’s Learning Cycle--The 5 E’s learning cycle is an instructional design model that presents a framework for constructivist learning theories that can be effectively used in teaching science.
NEW! Universal Design for Learning will be incorporated in Chapter 9 Adapting the Science Curriculum-- Universal design is an approach to designing course instruction, materials, and content to benefit students of all learning styles.
NEW! Reorganizes Parts II through IV to be more reader-friendly--The “A” and “B” subchapters of the previous edition will be broken out into content chapters and activities chapters.
NEW! Teaches novice instructors how to differentiate among good and bad science kits and how to utilize them effectively in the classroom.
Part I -- Strategies and Techniques
1 Inquiry: The Path, Discovery: The Destination
2 Constructing Knowledge and Discovering Meaning
3 The Inquiry Process Skills
4 Planning and Managing
5 Strategies and QuickChecks
6 Assessment of Understanding and Inquiry
7 Integrating Science
8 NEW - Using Technology to Enhance Science Learning
9 Adapting the Science Curriculum
Part II -- The Earth/Space Sciences
10 Earth and Space Sciences
11 The Cosmos
12 Putting the Content into Action! Earth Space/Science Lesson Ideas
Part III -- The Life Sciences
13 Living Things
14 The Human Body
15 Putting the Content into Action! Living Science Lesson Ideas
Part IV -- The Physical Sciences
16 Matter and Motion
17 Energy and Machines
18 Putting the Content into Action! Physical Sciences Lesson Ideas
Part V -- The Technological Sciences
21 Putting the Content into Action! Technological and Engineering Lesson Ideas