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Teachers will learn to combine inquiry-based learning and alternative assessments to increase real scientific understanding. Specifically designed to help teachers link their curriculum to National Science Standards, an outline is provided for setting teaching goals and a tried-and-true format is offered for making sure activities are aligned with objectives. Students will be hooked on science with exciting units that engage and inspire curiosity. Units include Science as Inquiry, Monarch Butterflies, Electricity, Sound, and Living Things. Hands-on projects and activities lead students to make individual connections to what they learn. They can expand their understanding and continue to build their science knowledge base with stories, songs, plays, experiments, journals, and portfolios.
|Publisher:||Chicago Review Press, Incorporated|
|Edition description:||BOOK & CD|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 13 Years|
About the Author
Kathleen Carroll is a professor at Cambridge College. She is the author of Field Trips and Sing a Song of Science. She lives in Washington, DC.