Everyday Physical Science Mysteries
Stories for Inquiry-Based Science Teaching
What can make a ball roll faster? Does the temperature of wood affect the heat of a fire? How can old-fashioned tin can telephones teach today’s students about sound and technology? By presenting everyday mysteries like these, Everyday Physical Science Mysteries will motivate your students to carry out hands-on science investigations and actually care about the results.
The 21 open-ended mysteries focus exclusively on physical science, including motion, friction, temperature, forces and sound. In this book, you will find enough background material and resources to give you the strength and courage to engage your student in inquiry into physical science concepts. These resources will also help you integrate different subject areas into your science lessons, including English, mathematics and engineering.
The stories that accompany the science lessons come with lists of science concepts to explore, year level-appropriate strategies for using them and explanations of how the lessons align with national standards. They also relieve you of the tiring work of designing inquiry lessons from scratch.
|Publish date||2015-04-20 00:00:00|
|Partner Name||National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)|
|Key Learning Area||English, Science|