ERIC Number: ED464813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Inventing Toys: Kids Having Fun Learning Science.
This book presents detailed teaching ideas on integrating inventing into grades 4-6 science classrooms. The contents of the book is divided into three sections. Part 1 provides theoretical and pedagogical background information to teachers on the structure of inventing and the structure of experience. Part 2 presents six detailed workshops: (1) "Reverse Engineering"; (2) "Toy Cars"; (3) "Toy Boats"; (4) "Pneumatic-Blast Rockets"; (5) "Toy Planes"; and (6) "Electric Fans." The third part presents additional resources and activities. (YDS)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Experiential Learning, Hands on Science, Mechanics (Physics), Motion, Science Activities, Science Education
Zephyr Press, P.O. Box 66006, Tucson, AZ 85728-6006 ($23). Tel: 800-232-2187 (Toll Free); Web site: http:// www.zephyrpress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A