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Learning Science by Doing Science : 10 Classic Investigations Reimagined to Teach Kids How Science
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Time-tested activities to teach the key ideas of science—and turn students into scientists!
This witty book adapts classic investigations to help students in grades 3 through 8 truly think and act like scientists. Chapter by chapter, this accessible primer illustrates a “big idea” about the nature of science and offers clear links to the Next Generation Science Standards and its Science and Engineering Practices. You’ll also find:
- A reader-friendly overview of the NGSS
- Guidance on adapting the activities to your grade level, including communicating instructions, facilitating discussions, and managing safety concerns
- Case studies of working scientists to highlight specifics about the science and engineering practices