Now you can introduce children to the wonders of science in a way that's exhilarating and lasting. Here the author provides key tools to help you effectively teach the physical, life, and Earth and space sciences and encourage kids to become enthusiastic, independent investigators. Each science concept is presented with hands on activities, teacher tips, key terms, and much more, including: reproducible sheets of experiments and patterns; lists of expectations based on National Science Education Standards and Benchmarks; advice on preparing materials and presenting each topic; dozens of suggestions for extensions. As with all of Janice VanCleave's books, the format is easy to follow and the required materials are inexpensive and easy to find. With this book, you can inspire, challenge, and help your students to develop a lively and lifelong interest in science. Recommended for children 8-12 years old.
JANICE VANCLEAVE is a former award-winning science teacher who now spends her time writing and giving science workshops. She is the author of over forty books with sales totaling over 2 million copies.
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