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Walters, Debi Molina; Oliver, Jill – Science and Children, 2013
When teachers, parents, and community members work together, children benefit (Henderson and Mapp 2002). This is especially true when the collaboration is coordinated and focused as it was for the Greenteam, a science ecology club and an event created by a network of educators, elementary students, and science professionals. The club and a…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Science Education, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship
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McMahon, Don – Science and Children, 2003
Aviation concepts, including forces acting on an airplane, navigation, correct aircraft terminology, and general aviation vocabulary, are often part of a comprehensive fifth-grade aviation curriculum. But in one school district, students also learned about flying planes and even trained in a flight simulator. This article describes how industry…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Simulation, School Districts, Grade 5
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Girod, Mark – Science and Children, 2000
Introduces a geology unit investigating rocks for fourth grade elementary students. Describes three students' academic improvement as an example of program effectiveness. (YDS)
Descriptors: Geology, Grade 4, Intermediate Grades, Internet