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ERIC Number: ED463157
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 131
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87355-200-8
Exploring Safely: A Guide for Elementary Teachers.
Kwan, Terry; Texley, Juliana
It is very important to provide a safe learning environment for students while engaging them in investigative and observational hands-on science activities. This teacher's guide provides information on safety rules and regulations in a narrative style while discussing both self-contained classroom teachers and science specialists in the elementary education setting. Chapters include: (1) "Setting the Scene"; (2) "Communities of Learners"; (3) "Where Science Happens"; (4) "Finders Keepers"; (5) "Lively Science"; (6) "Modern Alchemy"; (7) "Striking Gold"; (8) "Falling for Science"; (9) "The Great Outdoors"; (10) "The Kitchen Sink"; and (11) "Live Long and Prosper." Appendices include: "Chemicals To Go" and "American Chemical Society Safety Guidelines." (YDS)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.