ERIC Number: ED388506
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Strategies for Learning: Teaching Thinking Skills across the Curriculum through Science. Generating and Testing Hypothesis. Teacher's Edition. First Edition.
Pauker, Robert A.; Roy, Kenneth Russell
Science process skills such as observing, classifying, inferring, interpreting, predicting, and hypothesizing can all be classified as a sub category of thinking skills. This book is part of the series "Strategies for Learning" that focuses on the step-by-step development and application of thinking skills as a vehicle for learning science. The series provides an organized collection of hands-on activities that teaches process science through thinking-skill experiences. Each activity is preceded by a user-friendly teacher's guide that includes purpose, need, objective, preactivity discussion, preparation for activity, vocabulary, and additional resources. This module, "Generating and Testing Hypothesis", contains the following chapters: (1) "Generating and Testing Hypotheses", (2) "Exploring New Frontiers With Your Hypothesis", (3) "Being Creative With Your Hypothesis", and (4) "Applying What You Have Learned Beyond Science." (JRH)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Demonstrations (Science), Elementary Secondary Education, Hands on Science, Hypothesis Testing, Science Activities, Science Education, Science Experiments, Science Process Skills, Scientific Methodology, Teaching Guides
Alpha Publishing Company, Inc., Dept. BKS, 1910 Hidden Point Road, Annapolis, MD 21401-9720 (Order number TET02, $20).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related document, see SE 056 956.