Essentials of Elementary Science (Part of the Essentials of Classroom Teaching Series), Third Edition
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:6/24/2003 - Allyn Bacon
By: Daniel C. Dobey, Robert J. Beichner, Michael E. Jabot
As our society becomes more technologically-oriented and we are witness to major advances in medicine and biological research, it is clear that the need for scientists in this country has been greater than ever. Inspiring children at a young age about the wonders of science would not only help to foster their personal interests, but would also help to prepare them for the science they'll encounter in daily life. This book is designed for teachers of elementary science to help them unearth the magic of science for their students. This concise book presents the reader with the essentials of pertinent research, valued classroom methodology, and current practice in teaching elementary science. Teachers can use this book for "block" courses where more than one content area's methods are taught, or for general methods courses focusing on specific subjects. Elementary science teachers and educators.