Hands-On Physical Science Activities for Grades K-8 (Second Edition)
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Hands-On Physical Science Activities for Grades K-8 (Second Edition)

Edited By: Marvin N. Tolman
Wiley / 2006 / Paperback

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 300
Vendor: Wiley
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 11 X 8.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0787978671
ISBN-13: 9780787978679

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Publisher's Description

This is the second edition of Marvin N. Tolman’s bestsellingbook Hands-On Physical Science Activities for Grades K-6.Like all the books in The Science Problem-SolvingCurriculum Library series, this revised edition offerscompelling activities that help teach students thinking andreasoning skills along with basic science concepts and facts. Thebook’s activities follow the discovery/inquiry approach andencourage students to analyze, synthesize, and infer based on theirown hands-on experiences. This new edition includes an expandedTeacher Information section, inquiry-based models and complexcooperative learning projects using materials found around thehome. Many of the activities easily become great science fair ideasas well as activities that correlate with the national standards.

Designed to be user friendly, the book includes 175 easy-to-use,hands on activities and is organized into eight sections:


Nature of Matter




Simple Machines


Static Electricity

Current Electricity

Author Bio

Marvin N. Tolman, Ed.D., is a popular presenter at national meetings of science teachers, contributes to academic journals, reviews science education materials, and edits textbook and journal series. Currently, he is professor of teacher education at Brigham Young University and author of the popular Hands-On Science series from Jossey-Bass.

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