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Learning science by doing science [electronic resource] : 10 classic investigations reimagined to teach kids how science really works, grades 3-8 / Alan Colburn.

Author/Creator:
Colburn, Alan, 1961- author.
Publication:
Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin, a Sage Publishing Company ; Arlington, Virginia : NSTA Press, National Science Teachers Association, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (188 pages) : illustrations
Series:
Sage knowledge.
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Other Title:
Ten classic investigations reimagined to teach kids how science really works, grades 3-8
Subjects:
Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Methodology.
Science -- Study and teaching (Middle school) -- Methodology.
Summary:
This witty book adapts classic investigations to help students in grades 3 through 8 truly think and act like scientists. Chapter by chapter, this accessible primer illustrates a "big idea" about the nature of science and offers clear links to the Next Generation Science Standards and its Science and Engineering Practices. You'll also find: A reader-friendly overview of the NGSS; guidance on adapting the activities to your grade level, including communicating instructions, facilitating discussions, and managing safety concerns, and, case studies of working scientists to highlight specifics about the science and engineering practices.-- Source other than Library of Congress.
Notes:
Part of the SAGE Knowledge collection.
"A Joint Publication."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-180) and index.
Description based on MARC record for print version.
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Print version :
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ISBN:
9781506387413
OCLC:
1013888618
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.