ERIC Number: ED314243
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
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Diving into Science. Hands-On Water-Related Experiments. Grades 2-4.
Perdue, Peggy K.
This book contains hands-on ocean-related laboratory activities. Major chapter hearings are: (1) "Water Experiments" (dealing with the physical nature of water and listing 10 activities); (2) "Ocean-Going Vessels" (studying the principles of boats, with three experiments); (3) "Experiments Using Shells" (containing four activities); (4) "Sand Experiments" (providing four activities); and (5) "Labs Involving Ocean Animals" (discussing marine biology, and containing seven activities). Each activity is divided into sections, including an introduction, materials needed, preparation, answers to student lab sheets, and super-scientist activities. Student lab sheets are provided for practice in nurturing the scientific method of thinking. (YP)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Hands on Science, Laboratory Experiments, Laboratory Procedures, Marine Biology, Maritime Education, Oceanography, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Materials, Water
Good Year Books, 1900 East Lake Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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