ERIC Number: ED454067
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Physical Sciences: Curriculum Resources and Activities for School Librarians and Teachers.
Bain, Amy; Richer, Janet; Weckman, Janet
This book provides resources to teachers and librarians for creating thematic units on specific topics targeting grades K-8. Each topic includes key concepts, comprehensive teaching resources, teaching resources (nonfiction children's literature), reading selections (fiction children's literature), science activities, creative writing and art activities, and additional resources. The book is divided into three sections. Section 1, Energy and Machines, includes: (1) Magnets and Electricity; (2) Light, Heat and Energy; (3) Sound and Communications; and (4) Machines. Section 2, Matter, includes: (1) Mass and Measurement; and (2) Physical and Chemical Changes. Section 3, Space, includes: (1) The Universe; (2) The Planets; (3) The Moon; and (4) Space Explorations. (YDS)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Educational Resources, Electricity, Elementary Education, Energy, Hands on Science, Heat, Matter, Physical Sciences, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Space, Thematic Approach
Teacher Ideas Press, A Division of Libraries Unlimited, Inc., P.O. Box 6633, Englewood, CO 80155-6633 ($35). Tel: 800-237-6124 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.lu.com/tip.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
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