Hawker Brownlow Education

Dr Birdley Teaches Science: Properties of Matter

Author: Nevin Katz

Availability: In Stock

Code: INA2342

ISBN: 9781760562342

No of Pages: 102

Publish date: 02/03/2018

Price: $29.95

Description

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