Classroom-tested, this children's book uses inexpensive toys, food and everyday household objects to make projects for celebrations from around the world. Each motivating lesson includes cross-curricula extensions, safety tips and suggested resources for further study.
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Tap the energy of special celebrations for hands-on science learning. Harness kids' holiday high spirits into building science process skills with these enjoyable hands-on activities with motivating celebratory themes! This unique approach to teaching science makes complex concepts meaningful while encouraging appreciation for cultural diversity and celebrations from around the world. Classroom-tested, and developed with funding from the National Science Foundation, Science Projects for Holidays Throughout the Year keeps students interested and actively involved through the use of inexpensive toys, food, and everyday household objects. Each motivating lesson, perfect for home or school use, includes cross-curricular extensions, safety tips, corollaries to the National Science Teachers Association standards, and suggested sources for further study. Read what teachers who tested these activities say: "Toy activities for the holidays...are the best allies a teacher ever had in the battle against the holiday crazies." Rose White, Leo Politi School, Los Angeles ,CA. "Redirect(s) the energy sparked by the holidays into the fascinating world of science. What a great way to keep students actively engaged in learning." Veronica Newman, Oakdale Elementary School, Cincinnati, OH. "An excellent way to tie science, social studies, and language arts together." Peggy Kulczewski, Harding elementary School, Monmouth, IL. "My students will be enjoying learning science without even realizing it." Regina Bonamico, Chauncey Rose Middle School, Terre Haute, IN.About the Author:
Terrific Science Press is the publishing arm of Miami University (Ohio) Center for Chemistry Education. CCE brings chemistry and companion sciences to life for teachers, parents, and students at all levels, encouraging them to work together to solve scientific challenges, think critically, and use their powers of observation.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/Contemporary, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070647585
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