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Dr Birdley Teaches Science: Properties of Matter

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Properties of Matter, a Dr Birdley Teaches Science book, explains
critical concepts in science using words, images and characters. It is focused
on standards-based learning objectives and makes science accessible to all
learners. It exemplifies good science teaching. Following the outline provided,
teachers help students warm up by assessing
prior knowledge and developing vocabulary, learn about a new concept
with the source cartoon, apply the new concepts in independent practice, and
assess new learning with quizzes and tests that check for understanding of key
ideas. Properties of Matter features chemistry topics including: the scientific
method; mass, volume and density; boiling point; chemical and physical
properties; density and buoyancy; and phases of matter.

Properties of Matter, a Dr Birdley Teaches Science book, explains critical concepts in science using words, images and characters. It is focused on standards-based learning objectives and makes science accessible to all learners. It exemplifies good science teaching. Following the outline provided, teachers help students

  1. warm up by assessing prior knowledge and developing vocabulary with vocabulary build-up exercises
  2. learn about a new concept with the source cartoon. It explains critical concepts in science using words, images and characters
  3. apply the new concepts in independent practice with hands-on activities, study questions that prompt students to explain the concepts in words, puzzles and practice problems that link visual and verbal information, background articles that expand on the cartoon’s central points, and graphic organisers that help students sort and synthesise main ideas
  4. assess new learning with quizzes and tests that check for understanding of key ideas.

Concepts covered in this book include:

  • The Scientific Method
  • Mass, Volume and Density
  • Boiling Point
  • Chemical and Physical Properties
  • Density and Buoyancy
  • Phases of Matter
  • Nevin Katz

    Nevin Katz

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Additional Information

SKU INA2342
ISBN 9781760562342
Publish date 02/03/2018
ascd video No