Place-Based Science Teaching and Learning: 40 Activities for K-8 Classrooms address the challenges facing primary and secondary school teachers as they attempt to make science learning relevant to their students. The text provides teachers with a rationale and a set of example activities for teaching science in a local context. Teaching and learning science using this approach will help students to engage with science learning and come to understand the importance of science in their everyday lives.
Gene Provenzo is one of the nation's leading scholars in the foundations of education. He holds the rank of full professor at the University of Miami. He has won numerous awards throughout his career in both teaching and research and sits on many editorial boards. He has authored over ten books and has contributed chapters to many more. He has authored scores of articles in a wide range of areas in education. His recent projects include Teaching, Learning, and Schooling (Allyn & Bacon, 2002), a critically-oriented introduction to the foundations of education textbook, and the forthcoming Readings in Educational Thought (SAGE, 2005).
Preface Introduction to Place-Based Science Teaching and Learning Part I: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching in the Classroom Part II: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching in the School Building Part III: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching on the School Grounds Part IV: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching in the Neighborhood Part V: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching the Broader Community Conclusion Appendix: Resources for Place-Based Science Teaching and Learning
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