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Teaching Science Through Inquiry and Investigation provides theory and practical advice for elementary and middle school teachers to help their students learn science. Written at a time of substantive change in science education, this book deals both with what’s currently happening and what’s expected in science classes in elementary and middle schools. Readers explore the nature of science, its importance in today’s world, trends in science education, and national science standards. They consider “What science is” and “What it means to do science.”

The book references both the National Science Education Standards (NRC, 1996) that provide the basis for most current state science standards and A Framework for K-12 Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Disciplinary Core Ideas (NRC, 2011) that builds on previous science education reform documents including the NSES and contemporary learning theory to present the framework for the Next Generation Science Standards, expected to be released in the spring of 2013. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133397086
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/24/2014
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 665,709
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface- “Messing About in Science”

Chapter 1 – Framing Science and Science Education

Chapter 2 – Involving Learners in Doing Science

Chapter 3 – Learning Science with Understanding

Chapter 4 – Engaging Inquiry-Based Instruction and Using the 5-E Model

Chapter 5 – Assessing Science Learning

Chapter 6 – Planning and Managing Inquiry Instruction

Chapter 7 – Questioning Effectively

Chapter 8 – Using Technology Tools and Resources for Science Learning

Chapter 9 – Connecting Science with Other Subjects

Chapter 10 – Making Science Accessible for All Learners

Appendices – A (modified); B (pick up with ruler true to scale)

Glossary

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