Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach

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"This revision of a very successful science methods text includes coverage of methods, activities, and science content. "Teaching Children Science" presents current ideas about teaching children science in a motivating, engaging style that will positively draw students towards the teaching of science to young children." There are nine basic science teaching methods chapters and three potentially free standing parts that focus respectively on how to teach Earth/Space, Life and Physical Science content. Each of these three parts has a lesson and unit plan, followed by chapters that provide science content and chapters that contain activities and demonstrations for children. Through its structure, writing style, and attention to contemporary issues, this volume serves as an important resource in teaching students to create science experiences within the context of discovery learning; thereby, providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to fully comprehend that they will be teaching children science, not the other way around." For readers with an interest in science and, perhaps, drawing children to the teaching of science as a career choice.

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This revision of a very successful science methods book includes coverage of methods, activities, and science content. Teaching Children Science presents current ideas about teaching children science in a motivating, engaging style that will positively draw readers toward teaching children science.

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 Joseph Abruscato is a former public school science teacher and Science Methods professor retired from University of Vermont.  He has also wrote or co-authored a variety of materials for teachers and students including Teaching Children Science:  Discovery Methods for the Elementary and Middle Grades, Third Edition and The Whole Cosmos Catalog of Science Activities.

 

Dr. Donald DeRosa has worked in the field of science education for twenty years as a classroom teacher; teacher educator; and director of CityLab, a biotechnology-learning laboratory for teachers and students at the Boston University School of Medicine. He is a member of the Department of Curriculum and Teaching where he teaches courses in elementary science education. His research interests focus on the development of effective methods to teach scientific thinking. In addition to conducting workshops on biotechnology education and inquiry-based science teaching for in-service teachers, Dr. DeRosa has co-authored several curriculum supplements in biotechnology and has consulted in the development of biotechnology programs throughout the United States and Europe.

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Joseph Abruscato
Published by Allyn & Bacon (1995)
ISBN 10: 0205168078 ISBN 13: 9780205168071
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