Teaching Elementary Science: A Full Spectrum Science Instruction Approach / Edition 8

Teaching Elementary Science: A Full Spectrum Science Instruction Approach / Edition 8

by William K. Esler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534508340

ISBN-13: 2900534508349

Pub. Date: 12/04/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This latest edition of Esler and Esler's popular text offers student-oriented, comprehensive, and well-balanced coverage of science content and methods. Users and reviewers have praised the appropriate blend of direct instruction and discovery techniques and the coverage of 17 areas of science. Each major topic heading and every lesson plan is tied to one of the…  See more details below

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This latest edition of Esler and Esler's popular text offers student-oriented, comprehensive, and well-balanced coverage of science content and methods. Users and reviewers have praised the appropriate blend of direct instruction and discovery techniques and the coverage of 17 areas of science. Each major topic heading and every lesson plan is tied to one of the National Science Education standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900534508349
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/04/2000
Series:
Education Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
640

Table of Contents

Preface
Sect. 1Organizing to Teach Children Science
Ch. 1An Introduction to Elementary School Science5
Ch. 2How Children Learn Science14
Ch. 3Teaching Science by Constructivist Inquiry Methods35
Ch. 4Teaching Elementary Science Using Full Spectrum Science Instruction (FSSI)57
Ch. 5Planning for Instruction and Assessing Student Progress in the FSSI System75
Ch. 6Technology and Materials for the Elementary Science Classrooms97
Ch. 7Integrating Science with Other Subjects121
Ch. 8Individualizing Science and Science for Exceptional Children138
Ch. 9Teaching Children to Solve Problems of Science, Technology, and Society164
Sect. 2Units of Study for Elementary School Science
Ch. 10Investigating Plant Life190
Ch. 11Investigating Animal Life211
Ch. 12Investigating Ecological Relationships230
Ch. 13Investigating the Human Body253
Ch. 14Atoms and Molecules: The Building Blocks of Matter288
Ch. 15Heat and Matter314
Ch. 16Light334
Ch. 17Magnetism354
Ch. 18Electricity375
Ch. 19Sound396
Ch. 20Using Energy to Do Work: Simple Machines414
Ch. 21Flight: From Kitty Hawk to the Space Shuttle440
Ch. 22Teaching Metric Measurement470
Ch. 23The Solar System and the Universe Beyond493
Ch. 24Earth: Its Structure and History526
Ch. 25Earth's Oceans546
Ch. 26Earth's Atmosphere and Weather572
App. ASelected Commercial Suppliers of Science Materials599
App. BSelected Suppliers of Audiovisual Materials600
App. CSelected Sources of Free and Inexpensive Science Teaching Materials602
App. DProfessional Publications for Teachers604
App. ESelected Publishers of Personal Computer Software for Elementary Science605
App. FSelected Trade Book Publishers606
App. GKeeping Animals in the Classroom607
App. HSelected Children's Magazines609
App. ISelected Science Teachers Organizations610
Index611

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