ERIC Number: ED463157
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
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)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Diversity (Student), Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Hands on Science, Laboratory Safety, Outdoor Education, Science Instruction, Science Laboratories
NSTA Press, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201-3000. Web site: http://www.nsta.org.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.