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ERIC Number: EJ868966
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
More than Meets the Eye
Brown, Tom John; Throop, Susie; Timku, Ladep
Science and Children, v47 n4 p28-31 Dec 2009
On a partly sunny afternoon, a fourth-grade class at the Marietta Center for Advanced Academics in Marietta, Georgia, was gearing up to explore key concepts regarding the nature of light. Armed with translucent beads and white pipe cleaners, the classroom teacher asked each student to count eight beads and then encouraged them to closely observe the beads and "look at them like a scientist." In this article, the authors' share what happened next as students determined what was special about these beads and explored light through a guided inquiry.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 4
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Georgia