ERIC Number: ED274518
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Oct-1
Reference Count: 0
The Science Discovery Book Grades 4-6.
Fredericks, Anthony D.; And Others
Developed to supplement and enhance regular science texts and programs, this collection of activities, experiments, and ideas aims to involve middle school students in the processes of science. The 42 projects in this book have been drawn from daily living experiences and focus on providing students with a better understanding of science related to the life, physical and earth sciences. Different grouping strategies and instructional formats are suggested for the teacher. Specific directives are provided on how to use this book and guidelines are stated for teaching about the processes of science and the scientific inquiry technique. Major sections include: (1) life science activities (featuring projects dealing with seeds, plants, trees, animals, and the human body); (2) physical science activities (addressing concepts related to force, water, heat, sound, magnetism, electricity, and light); and (3) earth science activities (containing materials which focus on weather, the solar system, soils, water, and the atmosphere). (ML)
Descriptors: Biology, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Experiential Learning, Intermediate Grades, Learning Activities, Physical Sciences, Process Education, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Experiments, Science Instruction, Skill Development
Good Year Books, Scott, Foresman and Company, 1900 East Lake Ave., Glenview, IL 60025 ($9.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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