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  1. Thinking Like an Engineer: Lessons that Develop Habits of Mind and Thinking Skills for Gifted Young Engineers in Years 4-5

    Thinking Like an Engineer focuses on high-interest, career-related topics in the primary curriculum related to engineering. Students will explore interdisciplinary content, foster creativity and develop higher-order thinking skills with activities aligned to relevant learning area standards. Students will complete design challenges, visit with an engineer and investigate real-world problems to plan feasible engineering solutions. Thinking Like an Engineer reflects key emphases of curricula from the Center for Gifted Education at William & Mary, including the development of process skills in various learning areas and the enhancement of discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind through hands-on activities.

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    A$49.95
  2. Thinking Like a Scientist: Lessons that Develop Habits of Mind and Thinking Skills for Gifted Young Scientists in Years 5-6

    Thinking Like a Scientist focuses on high-interest, career-related topics in the primary curriculum related to science. Students will explore interdisciplinary content, foster creativity and develop higher-order thinking skills with activities aligned to relevant learning area standards. Through inquiry-based investigations, students will explore what scientists do, engage in critical thinking, learn about scientific tools and research, and examine careers in scientific fields. Thinking Like a Scientist reflects key emphases of curricula from the Center for Gifted Education at William & Mary, including the development of process skills in various learning areas and the enhancement of discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind through hands-on activities.

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  3. Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 1, Second Edition: 25 Formative Assessment Probes

    This second edition of Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 1, is loaded with classroom-friendly features to pinpoint what your students know (or think they know) so you can adjust your teaching accordingly. At the book's heart are 25 'probes' - easily administered formative assessments will determine your students' thinking on 60 core science concepts in a variety of areas, including light, sound, matter, gravity, heat, temperature, life science, and Earth and space science. The probes are invaluable formative assessment tools to use before you start a topic or unit. Each probe has been field-tested across multiple year levels and can be used at any point in an instructional cycle, and will help you understand what your students are thinking and adjust your instruction accordingly.

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    A$45.95
  4. Eureka! Grade 3-5 Science Activities and Stories

    With Eureka! Grade 3-5 Science Activities and Stories, you’ve found a fresh, versatile way to put a human face on science and engineering! The title evokes Archimedes’ famous cry because the book’s lessons help your students make discoveries about who scientists and engineers are and what they do. Eureka's appeal comes from its engaging lessons, which are built around 24 children’s trade-book biographies of scientists and engineers. Some of there are well known, others are not, but all of their stories will help your students see scientists and engineers not as stereotypes wearing goggles and lab coats, but as real women and men whose work and success stem from their life experiences and characters. Eureka! is a resource you’ll turn to again and again.

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    A$55.95
  5. 10 Performance-Based STEM Projects for Years 5-8
    10 Performance-Based STEM Projects for Years 5–8 provides 10 ready-made projects designed to help students achieve higher levels of thinking and develop 21st century skills while learning about science, technology, engineering and maths. Learn More
    A$45.95
  6. 10 Performance-Based STEM Projects for Years 4-5
    10 Performance-Based STEM Projects for Years 4–5 provides 10 ready-made projects designed to help students achieve higher levels of thinking and develop 21st century skills while learning about science, technology, engineering and maths. Learn More
    A$45.95
  7. Science Investigations Series

    Get ready for some amazing adventures in the wonderful world of science! The exciting investigations in this series will have you working like a scientist in no time. You'll explore the properties of light and electricity, surprise your friends with the magic of chemistry, build devices to track weather events and get up close and personal with some creepy crawlies. Look all around! There’s an amazing world of science just waiting to be explored!

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  8. Science Investigations: Earth and Space Sciences
    Blast off for awesome adventures in science that will take you from the depths of the Earth to the surface of the Moon! Use easy-to-find materials to set up your own investigations, practise observing phenomena, record data and apply what you have learnt to new situations. Learn More
    A$24.95
  9. Science Investigations: Chemistry and Physical Sciences
    Get ready for some amazing adventures in the wonderful world of science! Use easy-to-find materials to set up your own investigations, practise observing phenomena, record data and apply what you have learnt to new situations. The experiments in this book are designed to help you learn the basics of physics and chemistry. Learn More
    A$24.95
  10. Science Investigations: Life Sciences

    Get a taste for scientific discovery with this exciting collection of experiments! The activities in this book will help you learn more about the human body and the fantastic world of minibeasts and moulds.

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    A$24.95
  11. STEM: Engaging Hands-On Challenges Using Everyday Materials Series

    Use materials found in the classroom or recycling bin to enhance your students’ understanding of science and engineering! This series is designed to guide you through exciting, age-appropriate STEM challenges, with students working together to make sense of phenomena and design solutions to problems. Each lesson is guaranteed to stimulate students as they ask, imagine, plan, create, test and improve their designs. Academic vocabulary, time frames and formative assessments specific to each challenge are also provided to ensure student success.

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