Teaching Science as Investigations Modeling Inquiry Through Learning Cycle Lessons by Richard H. Moyer

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Published by Prentice Hall .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • General science,
  • Industrial or vocational training,
  • Primary / junior schools,
  • Elementary School Science And Health,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Elementary,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Science & Technology,
  • Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Science & Technology,
  • Inquiry-based learning,
  • Science,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Study and teaching (Middle school)

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9774743M
ISBN 100132186276
ISBN 109780132186278

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Teaching science effectively requires engaging students in inquiry. This new and engaging science methods text, Teaching Science as Investigations, provides a series of carefully developed 5-E lesson models. Each series is standards-based and organized to provide a sequential development of physical, earth, and life science concepts appropriate to use directly with students in K—8 classrooms.5/5(4).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Learning through investigations --Using scientific investigations to explain the nature of science --Taking the first steps in doing investigations --Asking investigable questions --Scientific investigations in the classroom --Assessing scientific investigations --Talking and.

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[Richard Moyer; Jay K Hackett; Susan A Everett] -- This book provides teachers with a series of carefully developed 5-E inquiry lesson models. The lessons are standards-based and organized to provide a sequential development of physical, life, and. Written with reform in mind, this book combines the teaching and learning of science by integrating pedagogy within science content investigations.

The first chapter in each unit Teaching Science as Investigations book investigations appropriate for K-4 learners and the subsequent chapters present investigations for Grades Each investigation has one student version that can be reproduced for classroom use and one.

The aim of this book is to help teachers develop a basic repertoire of science activities for children: first-hand experiences of the world through which they can learn to observe, investigate and interpret in.

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the Benchmarks for Science Literacy (AAAS, ). From a science perspective, inquiry ori-ented instruction engages students in the investigative nature of science, says David L. Haury in his article, Teaching Science through Inquiry ().

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