Teaching Science for All Children: Inquiry Lessons for Constructing Understanding / Edition 3 by Ralph Martin, Colleen Sexton, Teresa Franklin | | 9780205431526 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Teaching Science for All Children: Inquiry Lessons for Constructing Understanding / Edition 3

Teaching Science for All Children: Inquiry Lessons for Constructing Understanding / Edition 3

by Ralph Martin, Colleen Sexton, Teresa Franklin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205431526

ISBN-13: 9780205431526

Pub. Date: 07/21/2004

Publisher: Pearson

Contains more than 50 complete science lessons organized according to the disciplines identified by the NSES: life, physical, and earth and space sciences. Each lesson now features a leading inquiry question, to help guide students in learning the concepts of the activity. Reflects the most up to date coverage of educational technology

Overview

Contains more than 50 complete science lessons organized according to the disciplines identified by the NSES: life, physical, and earth and space sciences. Each lesson now features a leading inquiry question, to help guide students in learning the concepts of the activity. Reflects the most up to date coverage of educational technology and NETS standards. These lessons contain more than 150 different activities that encourage hands-on/minds-on student activity and stimulates high levels of concept formation. Science Content and Methods for teaching K-8. Designed as a main text for K-8 science methods courses offered in departments of curriculum & instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205431526
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/21/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
261
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Who, What, Why, and How? Things You Want to Know About Our Book.

For Whom is This Book Prepared?

What Does this Book Strive to Do?

Our Beliefs About Learning and Teaching.

Beliefs Into Action, A Learning Cycle: Exploration, Explanation, Expansion, and Evaluation.

Safe Science.

Chapter Summary.

2. Does Educational Technology Make a Difference? Using Educational Technology to Enrich Your Science Lessons.

What is Educational Technology?

The National Educational Technology Standards.

Why Use Educational Technology? Levels of Use, The Networked Classroom – Removing the Walls.

How Can Educational Technology be Applied in the Context of Science Teaching?

Chapter Summary.

3. Lessons for Constructing Understanding.

Section I: Life Science Lessons.

Section II; Physical Science Lessons.

Section III: Earth and Space Science Lessons.

Appendices.

Appendix A.

National Science Education Standards: Content Standards for K-4 and 5-8.

Appendix B.

A NSTA Position Statement: Guidelines for Responsible Use of Animals in the Classroom.

Appendix C.

A NSTA Position Statement: Liability of Teachers for Laboratory Safety and Field Trips.

Appendix D.

A NSTA Position Statement: Laboratory Science.

References.

Index.

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