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The Resource Place-based science teaching and learning : 40 activities for K-8 classrooms, Cory A. Buxton, Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr

Place-based science teaching and learning : 40 activities for K-8 classrooms, Cory A. Buxton, Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr

Label
Place-based science teaching and learning : 40 activities for K-8 classrooms
Title
Place-based science teaching and learning
Title remainder
40 activities for K-8 classrooms
Statement of responsibility
Cory A. Buxton, Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Grounded in theory and best-practices research, this practical text provides elementary and middle school teachers with 40 place-based activities that will help them to make science learning relevant to their students. This text provides teachers with both a rationale and a set of strategies and activities for teaching science in a local context to help students engage with science learning and come to understand the importance of science in their everyday lives."--Pub. desc
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buxton, Cory A
Dewey number
372.35/044
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
LB1585
LC item number
.B87 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Provenzo, Eugene F
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • EDUCATION
  • Science
Label
Place-based science teaching and learning : 40 activities for K-8 classrooms, Cory A. Buxton, Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching in the Classroom: -- Monocot versus Dicot Plants -- Germinating Seeds -- How will global warming affect you? -- Your water footprint -- Where did my juice come from? -- Distance learning: Reaching beyond one's classroom -- Interviewing a Scientist -- Creating an Environmental Advocacy Press kit -- Part II: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching in the School Building: -- Student nutrition and eating habits at School -- Study of student exercise habits -- Study of fitness levels -- Water fountain water versus Bottled water -- How physical space is used in schools -- Conducting a school energy audit -- Water drops and water loss -- Science performances -- Part III: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching on the School Grounds: -- Tracking weather -- Soil erosion and runoff -- Urban gardens -- Bird watching in the schoolyard -- Adopt a tree -- One square meter of ground survey -- Insects all around you -- Acid rain -- Part IV: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching in the Neighborhood: -- Stream study, monitoring, and restoration -- Pollution in the neighborhood -- Traffic patterns -- Survey of local plants -- Science in swimming pools -- Patterns in Nature -- Wildlife census in a neighborhood park -- Who gets sick and why? -- Part V: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching the Broader Community: -- Science in museums -- Science in zoos and aquariums -- Surveying local parks -- Geology and buildings -- Science in hospitals and health care -- Where does your food come from? -- Where does your water come from? -- Where does your garbage go?
Control code
804845820
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 207 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452230535
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
3622153
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781452223636
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)804845820
Label
Place-based science teaching and learning : 40 activities for K-8 classrooms, Cory A. Buxton, Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching in the Classroom: -- Monocot versus Dicot Plants -- Germinating Seeds -- How will global warming affect you? -- Your water footprint -- Where did my juice come from? -- Distance learning: Reaching beyond one's classroom -- Interviewing a Scientist -- Creating an Environmental Advocacy Press kit -- Part II: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching in the School Building: -- Student nutrition and eating habits at School -- Study of student exercise habits -- Study of fitness levels -- Water fountain water versus Bottled water -- How physical space is used in schools -- Conducting a school energy audit -- Water drops and water loss -- Science performances -- Part III: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching on the School Grounds: -- Tracking weather -- Soil erosion and runoff -- Urban gardens -- Bird watching in the schoolyard -- Adopt a tree -- One square meter of ground survey -- Insects all around you -- Acid rain -- Part IV: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching in the Neighborhood: -- Stream study, monitoring, and restoration -- Pollution in the neighborhood -- Traffic patterns -- Survey of local plants -- Science in swimming pools -- Patterns in Nature -- Wildlife census in a neighborhood park -- Who gets sick and why? -- Part V: Activities to Promote Place-Based Science Teaching the Broader Community: -- Science in museums -- Science in zoos and aquariums -- Surveying local parks -- Geology and buildings -- Science in hospitals and health care -- Where does your food come from? -- Where does your water come from? -- Where does your garbage go?
Control code
804845820
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 207 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452230535
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
3622153
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781452223636
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)804845820

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