ERIC Number: EJ566743
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Hands-On, Minds-On: A Truly Hands-On, Minds-On Middle School Science Program.
Lynes, Gary; Oshita, Steven
CSTA Journal, p27-39 Spr 1998
Describes Team Science, a child-centered, activity-based science program for middle school students that evolved over a 25-year period. Three key components for success include educational philosophy, teaching and modeling respect, and a quality science program. Philosophy stresses maintaining natural curiosity and developing skills for lifelong learning. Provides a unit from the chemistry portion of the Team Science program. (PVD)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Cooperative Learning, Educational Philosophy, Experiential Learning, Hands on Science, Instructional Improvement, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Lifelong Learning, Middle Schools, Relevance (Education), Science Activities, Science Education, Student Centered Curriculum, Units of Study
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Journal availability: the California Science Teachers Association, 3550 Watt Avenue, #120, Sacramento, CA 95821-2666.