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  1. Uncovering Student Ideas About Engineering and Technology: 32 New Formative Assessment Probes

    Uncovering student ideas about engineering and technology has the potential to help you take an important first step in teaching for understanding – and perhaps transform your teaching about STEM-related topics.

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    A$49.95
  2. Science in a Garden: Activities and Projects for the Outdoor Classroom, Years F–6

    Permaculture expert and educator Ross Mars is back with another collection of hands-on projects and investigations that provide students with opportunities to observe, understand and contribute to a thriving garden ecosystem. Students will follow the journey from theory to final product through the book’s six parts: understanding science in the garden, growth in the garden, changes in the garden, animals in the garden, human use of the garden and products from the garden. Each activity is aligned to the Australian Curriculum: Science and the Australian Curriculum: Technologies as well as the cross-curriculum priority of sustainability. Plus, teachers can use the handy index of curriculum links to assist with their planning.

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    A$49.95
  3. Cooperative Learning & Science: Elementary Activities, Grades 3-5

    Inspire the next generation of scientists! This book has ready-to-use activities and ideas focusing on those core ideas in life science, earth science, physical science and engineering and technology. But the standards do more than tell us what students should learn, they call for scientific practices including communication, collaboration, inquiry and problem-solving. The activities in this book are all based on cooperative, interactive structures that have students work in pairs and in teams to build, deepen and apply their science knowledge. Through interaction, students explore science at a deeper level and have more fun doing it! Stimulate students’ interest in science with these ready-to-go, engaging activities.

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    A$31.95
  4. STEM: Engaging Hands-On Challenges Using Everyday Materials, Foundation

    STEM: Engaging hands-on challenges using everyday materials, Foundation was designed to walk you through exciting STEM challenges step-by-step! This series provides grade-level appropriate student challenges guaranteed to stimulate students as they ask, imagine, plan, create (build), test and improve. Each exploration in this book provides students with meaningful experiences to help them to understand particular concepts by using three sequential steps: a set of introductory and cross-curricular activities, two small-group centres and a science or engineering challenge. This progression of activities is designed to introduce students to new concepts, to give them hands-on experience with those concepts and to challenge them to use what they learned to solve a related problem.

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    A$32.95
  5. Cooperative Learning & Science: Primary Activities, Grades F-2

    Inspire the next generation of scientists! The science standards inform us what key concepts we should teach our students across four science domains. Cooperative learning and science has ready-to-use activities and ideas focusing on those core ideas in life science, earth science, physical science and engineering and technology. But the standards do more than tell us what students should learn: they call for scientific practices including communication, collaboration, inquiry and problem-solving. The activities in this book are all based on cooperative, interactive structures that have students work in pairs and in teams to build, deepen and apply their science knowledge. Through interaction, students explore science at a deeper level and have more fun doing it! 

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    A$31.95
  6. Higher-Level Thinking Questions: Biology

    Your secondary students will explore biology topics and themes like never before with this giant collection of ready-to-use biology questions. You’ll find questions for 16 biology topics and themes: animals, biochemistry, bioenergetics, biotechnology and ethics, body systems, cells, classification, ecology, evolution, fungi, genetics, methods and tools, monera, plants, protista, and viruses and diseases. Promote thinking and interaction in your biology class.

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    A$34.95
  7. Cooperative Learning & Science: High School Activities, Years 8–12

    Learning science content has never been so fun and interactive. This book features Kagan cooperative learning structures such as: find someone who, pairs check, corners, mix-n-match, word webbing and give one get one to make science learning motivating and memorable. You’ll find loads of age-appropriate activity ideas and ready-to-use blackline masters for each of the following science classes: biology, chemistry, earth science, physical science, and general and lab science. Your secondary science class will be humming with excitement.

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    A$44.95
  8. Distance Learning for Elementary STEM: Creative Projects for Teachers and Families

    When it comes to STEM subjects, integration across multiple subject areas, a range of settings and play-based versus traditional learning present opportunities for young learners to engage in age-appropriate online and distance learning. This book features eight creative, integrated STEM lessons, including ideas for designing a zoo, learning to garden, exploring the night sky and more.

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    A$43.95
  9. Higher-Level Thinking Questions: Life & Earth Sciences

    Watch your students ‘dig into’ life and earth sciences with this collection of higher-level thinking questions. Bring science to life with this whole world of questions guaranteed to get your students thinking!

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    A$34.95
  10. Nurturing the Naturalist Intelligence: Years 3–8

    Whether you’re looking for a complete natural science curriculum or want to supplement your curriculum to nurture students’ budding naturalist intelligences, Nurturing the naturalist intelligence: Years 3–8 is your source.

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    A$44.95
  11. Cooperative Learning & Wee Science: Years F–3

    This is the book on cooperative learning and primary science! Have your primary students learn science by doing science. You will integrate process science with cooperative learning. Your students will classify, communicate, experiment, identify, infer, measure, make models, observe, organise data and make predictions with these excellent cooperative learning science lessons. Lessons cover popular primary science topics such as rainbows, magnets, senses, leaves, electricity, rain forest, seeds, sounds, fish, helicopters, rocks and temperature. Proven step-by-step cooperative lessons for primary science with reproducible blackline masters.

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    A$37.95
  12. Structures For Success in Chemistry: High School Activities, Years 8–12

    This book contains so many exciting explorations and cooperative, interactive structures, your students will react to chemistry like never before. Make the science of matter really matter to your students.

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    A$44.95

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