ERIC Number: ED424097
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Science Adventures with Children's Literature: A Thematic Approach.
Fredericks, Anthony D.
This guide provides background information on the development and implementation of thematic units that focus on a hands-on approach, process orientation, integrated curriculum, cooperative learning, and critical thinking. Topics of the thematic units and mini-units include wild animals, dinosaurs, rainforests, the human body, earth science, oceans, simple machines, inventions, space science, and weather. An outline for a professional development activity focusing on creative science teaching is also provided. Appendices contain information on teacher resources, science periodicals for students, and Web sites. (DDR)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, General Science, Hands on Science, Inquiry, Interdisciplinary Approach, Professional Development, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Scientific Literacy, Space Sciences
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Note: Illustrated by Anthony Allan Stoner.