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Inquiry-Based Science Activities in Grades 6-12

This new book shows middle and high school science teachers how to use evidence-based inquiry to help students achieve deeper conceptual understanding. Drawing on a wealth of research, the authors demonstrate how direct, hands-on experience in the science classroom can enable your students to become more self-reliant learners. Th

Sensible Physics Teaching

The most effective way for children to learn about science is through hands-on experience, not through memorizing theory. The authors explore the nature of 'phenomenological' -- experiential -- science' and how it can help middle-school students engage with physics, and stimulate observation and wonder.The book has step-by-step experiments that demonstrate how to approach science in this lively, real-life way. I

Strange Chemistry

This book opens the audience's eyes to the extraordinary scientific secrets hiding in everyday objects.; Helping readers increase chemistry knowledge in a fun and entertaining way, the book is perfect as a supplementary textbook or gift to curious professionals and novices.

Junk Drawer Chemistry

There's no need for expensive, high-tech lab equipment to conduct chemistry experiments--you probably have all you need in your home junk drawer. Turn an old LED flashlight into an Energy Drink Tester using aluminum foil and electrical tape. Mix cornstarch and water to make Non-Newtonian Goo. Each project has a materials list, detailed step-by-step instructions with illustrations, and a brief explanation of the scientific principle being demonstrated--atoms, compounds, solutions, mixtures, reactions, thermodynamics, acids and bases, and more.

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Biology

Are you interested in using argument-driven inquiry for high school lab instruction but just aren't sure how to do it? This book will provide you with both the information and instructional materials you need to start using this method right away.

A Head Start on Life Science

The lessons in this book are designed for developmentally appropriate use in early childhood education settings. Inspired by and adapted from the activities in NSTA's A Head Start on Science: Encouraging a Sense of Wonder each lesson has as its basis active, hands-on involvement of children.

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Earth and Space Science

If you're looking for labs that cover Earth and space science, appeal to middle and high school students, and use Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI), your search is over. Argument-Driven Inquiry in Earth and Space Science provides 23 field-tested labs that cover the universe, the planet, and weather

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