190 Ready-to-use Activities That Make Science Fun

190 Ready-to-use Activities That Make Science Fun

By: George Watson (author)Paperback

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This unique resource provides 190 high-interest, ready-to-use activities to help students master basic science skills- including earth study, scientific method, the solar system, chemistry, physical science, life science, water and erosion, and weather and climate- for use with students of varying ability levels. All activities are classroom-tested and presented in a variety of entertaining formats, such as puzzles, crosswords, vocabulary clues, and more. Plus, many activities include "Quick Access Information" flags providing helpful information on key concepts. For quick access and easy use, the activities are printed in a big 8 1/2" X 11" lay-flat format for photocopying and are organized into nine sections. LAYING THE GROUND WORK FOR GEOSCIENCE/EARTH STUDY features 28 activities, including The Mineral Identification Page ..Volcano Expressions ..and The Fossil Fuels Double Decker Page. ESSENTIAL STRATEGIES FOR THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD provides 22 activities, such as The Science Skill Enhancement Page ..The Great Search for Science "In" Words ..and Understanding the Concept of Hypothesis. REVOLVING AND ROTATING WITH THE SOLAR SYSTEM gives you 18 exercises, including Pioneers of Astronomy, Rocketry, and Space Flight ..Solar System Connections ..and The Moon Data Puzzle. UNIVERSE CONCEPTS, PUZZLES, AND IDEAS TO STIMULATE AND ENRICH is packed with 13 activities, including Universe Adjectives ..Comets- A Concise Quick Access Information Puzzle ..and The Space Study Expression Puzzle. CHEMISTRY FUNDAMENTAL SKILL BUILDERS offers 10 activities, such as The Chemical Element Symbol Puzzle ..Grouping Chemistry Expressions ..and The Atom Maze Page. PHYSICAL SCIENCE CONCEPTS FOR THE MODERN CLASSROOM features 31 exercises, such as The Heat Puzzle. It Sounds to Be True ..A Sound Study Research Page ..and Mr. Newton and His Laws of Motion. HOOKED ON LIFE SCIENCE TECHNIQUES, IDEAS, AND CONCEPTS provides 33 activities, including Grouping Life Science Vocabulary ..The Food Poisoning Puzzle ..and Tripod Connections in the Plant World. WATER EROSION FACTS AND INSIGHTS offers 13 activities, such as The Hydrosphere Knowledge Puzzle ..Eliminating the Negative and Explaining "Why"-Erosion Questions ..and Erosion Adjectives. UNDERSTANDING THE PROCESSES AND CYCLES OF WEATHER AND CLIMATE gives you 22 exercises, including Climate/Weather Reverse Questions ..Design a Storm ..and Solstice and Equinox. A Concise Quick Access Information Puzzle. This volume is one of three books in the HOOKED ON LEARNING LIBRARY, a excellent time- and work-saving series that provides math, English, and science teachers with over 500 stimulating, high-interest activity sheets to teach and reinforce fundamental skills across the curriculum. Other volumes available from the publisher include 190 Ready-to-Use Activities That Make English Fun! and 190 Ready-to-Use Activities That Make Math Fun!

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George Watson has taught almost every elementary and junior high school subject during his 28 years of teaching. He most recently taught special education classes for grades 8 and 9 at Alexander Junior High School in the North Battleford (Saskatchewan) Public School Division. Mr. Watson also conducts in-service programs for teachers and parent-teacher organizations and speaks at local conventions. He is the author of Teacher Smart: 125 Tested Techniques for Classroom Management and Control and The Classroom Discipline Problem Solver, both from Jossey-Bass.

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/06/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780787966010
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780787966010
  • weight: 793
  • ISBN10: 0787966010

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