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

By: Colburn, Alan,, 1961- author.
Call number: Q181 C526 2017 Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, California : Arlington, Virginia : Corwin, a Sage Publishing Company ; NSTA Press, National Science Teachers Association, [2017]Description: xviii, 188 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781506344614 (pbk.) ; 1506344615Subject(s): Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Methodology | Science -- Study and teaching (Middle school) -- MethodologyDDC classification: 507/.1 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.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-180) and index.

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.

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