ERIC Number: ED491877
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr-30
Collaborative Teaching in the Middle Grades: Inquiry Science
This book allows the reader to team teach with a science specialist to drive home key library and media curriculum goals. Eight detailed chapters provide background and complete lesson plans that cover both library and general science skills and benchmarks. Included are reproducible student worksheets, tools for assessment, and a suggested resource list. The Table of Contents lists the following: (1) Introduction; (2) Alike or Different?--Classification of Organisms; (3) Show Dog or Show Dud?--A Look at Genetic Inheritance; (4) Sewers and Quarantines--Public Health at Work; (5) Do Diets Work?--Nutrition, Exercise and Metabolism; (6) What Causes Milk to Spoil?--Microorganisms at Work; (7) The Disappearing Rainforest--The Effects of Human Action on the Environment; (8) Visiting Pompeii and San Francisco--The Effects of Geologic Processes on Human Populations; and (9) Looking at Light--An Investigation into the Composition of Sunlight and Human Vision.
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Genetics, Public Health, Geology, Teacher Collaboration, Science Instruction, Middle Schools, Nutrition, Biology, Environmental Education, Vision, Light, School Libraries
Greenwood Publishing Group, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06825. Tel: 203-226-3571; Tel: 800-225-5800 (Toll Free); Fax: 203-222-1502; Web site: http://www.greenwood.com.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8; Middle Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A