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ERIC Number: ED288701
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 213
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-06-091218-9
Science Fare: An Illustrated Guide and Catalog of Toys, Books, and Activities for Kids.
Saul, Wendy; Newman, Alan R.
This book addresses some of the methods by which science can be made accessible to children, both in school and non-school settings. It contains information on effective science education for elementary school age children, and includes a catalog of books and other materials. Topics discussed in the book include: (1) planning; (2) approaches to science education; (3) encouraging inquiry and understanding; (4) answering questions; (5) community resources; (6) school science fairs and competitions; (7) science and children's literature; (8) getting started with science; (9) where to purchase science materials; (10) general science; (11) biology in the out-of-doors; (12) magnifiers and microscopes; (13) experimental thinking in biology; (14) earth science and paleontology; (15) chemistry sets; (16) physics and weather; (17) astronomy; (18) electronics; (19) using computers in teaching science; and (20) building and engineering. Included is an index and an introduction written by Isaac Asimov entitled "Science and Children." (TW)
Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 10 East 53rd St., New York, NY 10022 (ISBN-0-06-181757-0--Hardcover, $27.95; ISBN-0-06-091218-9--Paperback, $14.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents; Community
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A