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Resources for Teaching Elementary School Science


Resources for Teaching Elementary School Science

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What activities might a teacher use to help children explore the life cycle of butterflies? What does a science teacher need to conduct a "leaf safari" for students? Where can children safely enjoy hands-on experience with life in an estuary? Selecting resources to teach elementary school science can be confusing and difficult, but few decisions have greater impact on the effectiveness of science teaching. Educators will find a wealth of information and expert guidance to meet this need in... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Date Added to MERLOT: February 11, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 04, 2009
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Language: English
Material Version: Copyright ? 1999 by the National Academy of Sciences.
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12 years ago

Teacher Education Editorial Board (Faculty)

This site offers a plethora of resources and research in designing elementary
school science activities using hands-on, minds-on approaches to
inquiry-centered teaching and learning practices. Although it is not directly
multicultural in nature, it would address "best practices" for all children to
learn. This site will be reviewed by the Teacher Education Editorial Board.