NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing 1 to 15 of 18 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Krustchinsky, Rick; Harris, William – Science and Children, 2003
Introduces a science program that provides an exciting, safe, and interactive educational experience. Describes activities and the impact of this program. (KHR)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Partnerships in Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Parent, Polly – Science and Children, 1980
An idea for hands-on activities for families to use in discovering the outdoors together when visiting parks is described. Family packs contain discovery and natural history cards, thermometers, magnifiers, insect boxes, photographs of animals and plants, a pencil, and a feedback form. (SA)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Family (Sociological Unit)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Shymansky, James A. – Science and Children, 1980
The problems of individualizing instruction in elementary school science are discussed. A system for teachers to use to monitor their individualization efforts is also presented. (SA)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Evaluation Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Cullinan, Kathy – Science and Children, 1995
Describes one teacher's experience working at a science center during a leave of absence from teaching. Discusses the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) in Columbus, OH. COSI is a science and technology center where visitors can see and interact with hundreds of exhibits and demonstrations on topics related to science, industry, health, and…
Descriptors: Demonstrations (Science), Elementary Secondary Education, Science Activities, Science Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Gardner, Dara Hallman – Science and Children, 1996
Describes ways to incorporate science into events that typically happen during the school year, including the school carnival, school assemblies, open house, book fair, sports events, newsletters, field trips, schoolyard cleanup, career days, and parent-teacher conferences. Presents tips to encourage parents to support an improved science program…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Family Involvement, Parent Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Gaylen, Nancy – Science and Children, 1998
Discusses ways in which parents can foster children's curiosity by engaging in activities with them and asking probing questions to help children find answers on their own. Activities described include mixing different substances with water to note changes, identifying trees by leaf shape and bark texture, observing squirrel behavior, and making…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Animal Behavior, Curiosity, Elementary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Abell, Sandra K.; Krueger, Alice – Science and Children, 1991
The planning and organization of problem-solving workshops for teachers are discussed. Suggestions for activities and anecdotes of teacher participation at workshops are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Elementary School Science, Inservice Teacher Education, Postsecondary Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Litchfield, Brenda C. – Science and Children, 1990
The integration of videodisc technology into the elementary school science classroom is discussed. Stressed are the restructuring of the classroom, creating a positive learning atmosphere, and extending the roles of the teacher and the student. A checklist for successfully integrating videodiscs into the classroom is provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Instructional Materials
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Weiland, Barbara – Science and Children, 1990
The advantages of the use of videodiscs in elementary school science are stressed. A basic videodisc system is described. Questions to ask before investing in a videodisc system are suggested. Teaching techniques using the videodisc are discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Instructional Materials
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Abell, Sandra K.; And Others – Science and Children, 1989
Some of the problems concerning the selection of science textbooks are discussed. A specific procedure for evaluating textbooks which uses questioning levels as a criterion is presented. Textbooks are compared with simple statistical methods using this method. (CW)
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Instructional Materials
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Barrow, Lloyd H. – Science and Children, 1990
Described is the use of ordinary ceramic magnets to replace the more expensive bar magnets commonly used. Suggestions for 11 task cards to help introduce children to the uses and principles of magnetism are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Laboratory Procedures, Magnets
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Collins, H. Thomas; Mogil, H. Michael – Science and Children, 1990
Provided are suggestions for 23 different activities which can be used to discuss and investigate ocean currents and how they affect human activity. Several maps and charts accompany the activities. A list of 15 resources is included. (CW)
Descriptors: Climate, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Marine Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Hanif, Muhammad – Science and Children, 1990
Directions for the construction of a model bog habitat are provided including examples of plants and animals which may be suitable. Activities that use this model are suggested. Background information on the ecology and chemistry of the bog is included. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Culturing Techniques, Ecological Factors, Ecology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Williams-Norton, Mary; And Others – Science and Children, 1990
Described is a program which encouraged parents to become involved with their children in a science program at home. Discussed are the activities and organization of the program. A list of resources is provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Home Programs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Spector, Barbara S. – Science and Children, 1989
Descriptions and implications of five stages of professional development of science teachers are provided. Behavioral characteristics for each stage are stressed. (CW)
Descriptors: Collegiality, Developmental Stages, Inservice Teacher Education, Postsecondary Education
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2