ERIC Number: ED364416
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Thinking Science: Classroom Activities in Secondary Science. Teacher's Guide.
Adey, Philip; And Others
This teacher's guide is part of a program of activities that help secondary-level students develop the complex thinking skills needed to succeed in science. This program can be used with current curriculum materials. It is designed to help students integrate ideas and develop concepts that demonstrate higher level thinking. A rich environment of experience and thinking opportunity supports and guides students to an optimal level of performance. The 30 activities in this guide are presented in the following format: An introduction sets the objectives of the activity and points out the main idea on which to concentrate. An apparatus summary provides a checklist of the supplies that will be required. A procedure summary outlines the steps and ideas of the lesson. This summary is intended as an aid during the lesson. Following the procedures are the student materials. The activities encompass the topics of variables, proportionality, compensation, probability, classification, formal models, compound variables, and equilibrium. (PR)
Descriptors: Classification, Concept Formation, High Schools, Models, Predictor Variables, Process Education, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Experiments, Scientific Concepts, Secondary School Science, Thinking Skills
RBS Publications, Research for Better Schools, 444 North Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.