ERIC Number: ED538897
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
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Family Science Night: Fun Tips, Activities, and Ideas
Connell, Shelley S.
Eye on Education
At last! A practical, readable guide for teachers, school leaders, and parent/teacher associations that shows how to plan fun, hands-on science nights! Get easy-to-implement, content-rich tips and ideas that will cultivate positive attitudes toward science! Learn how to involve and actively engage families in their children's science education. Divided into two sections, this highly organized book provides the essential strategies needed to run a successful, fun, cost-effective Family Science Night--from beginning to end. (1) Getting Started: a step-by-step guide to organizing the event; and (2) Action Toolkit: ideas and instructions for a variety of hands-on activities for students to do with their families. You get a wealth of resources, including an organizer's checklist for each station, sources for supplies you'll need, reproducible "Family Fun Cards" to guide families at each station, setup instructions, and several stations that include take-home crafts families can work on together!
Descriptors: Hands on Science, Teacher Associations, Science Activities, Positive Attitudes, Educational Resources, Check Lists, Family Involvement, Science Education
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Teachers; Administrators
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