This science content and experience resource book identifies important traditional and contemporary concepts in science education at elementary and early middle levels.
This book includes all of the activities and investigations contained in its companion book, Science in Elementary Education, Eighth Edition. Using a "hands-on" approach, it helps readers apply their skills through countless activities and offers opportunities to investigate open-ended problems and topics on which they wish to learn more.
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For courses in which a strong activities approach is taken, this edition of Concepts and Experiences in Elementary School Science includes all of the Activities and Investigations contained in the author's core text, Science in Elementary Education, Seventh Edition. Two kinds of experiences are provided, to encourage future teachers to use a variety of teaching techniques and tools: Activities, which consist of firsthand, close-ended work with concrete materials through which children learn valid concepts; and, Investigations, which offer opportunities for teachers and pupils to inquire, together if desired, into process-rich, open-ended topics and problems.
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Book Description Macmillan Pub Co, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0024134058