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  1. 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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    A$49.95
  2. Could You Live Underwater?: A Design Thinking and STEM Curriculum Unit for Curious Learners

    In this engaging design thinking adventure, students utilise STEM skills and creative thinking to research, design and build prototypes of the underwater house of the future! After researching the effects of climate change on people throughout the world, learners narrow their focus to tackle an aspect of designing underwater that grabs their imaginations. The unit includes six modules with flexible time constraints, meaning teachers can implement the unit in as little as six class periods or as many as six weeks. At every stage, learners draw on creativity and collaboration as they build STEM skills while completing fun activities that meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum: English and Technologies content descriptions for Years 5 and 6.

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    A$35.95
  3. Science Fair Warm-Up: Learning the Practice of Scientists, Years 5-8

    This book, for Years 5-8, is particularly suited for those students who have not participated in a science fair before, as it lays the foundation for the ideas developed in the later books about the practices of scientists. Even students who have experienced science fairs will find many ideas about scientific practices that are new to them. In addition to offering original investigations, the book provides problem-solving exercises to help students develop the inquiry skills to carry the projects through. This revised Australian edition of Science Fair Warm-Up strongly correlates with two of the three strands of the Australian Curriculum: Science, featuring comprehensive practice in making predictions, conducting experiments and reporting results in every activity.

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    A$15.95
  4. Clones, Cats, and Chemicals: Thinking Scientifically About Controversial Issues

    If you want students to think - really think - about the science behind some of today's toughest controversies, this book will give you both the facts and the framework to provoke fascinating discussions. Clones, Cats, and Chemicals challenges students to confront scientific and social problems that offer few black-and-white choices. They're presented as 10 dilemmas from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, Earth science, technology and mathematics. Each question is presented as a two-part unit: concise scientific background and possible alternative resolutions for the teacher and a reproducible essay, questions and activities to guide students in debating and decision making.

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    A$9.95
  5. Succeeding With Inquiry In Science And Math Classrooms

    In Succeeding With Inquiry In Science and Math Classrooms, real-world lesson plans illustrate highly effective inquiry-based instruction as you learn how to engage maths and science students at all year levels; why students should explore a subject before you explain it; how to meet rigorous standards and expectations through rich, well-aligned classroom experiences; how to develop useful formative assessments and gather critical information during every class period; and how to create effective questions that guide students' deep learning and your own professional development. No matter what your experience with inquiry-based instruction, this book will help hone your ability to plan and implement high-quality lessons that engage students and improve learning.

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    A$32.95
  6. Integrating Engineering and Science in Your Classroom

    From the very first day you use them, the design challenges in this compendium will spur your students to jump right in and engage through the entire class. The activities reinforce important science content while illustrating a range of STEM skills. Integrating Engineering and Science in Your Classroom will excite students of all ages with activities involving everything from light sabers and egg racers to prosthetic arms and potatoes; apply to lessons in life and environmental science, Earth science and physical science; and work well in traditional classrooms as well as after-school programs. Next time you need an engaging STEM activity, you'll be glad you have this collection to help you blend meaningful and memorable experiences into your lessons.

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    A$32.95
  7. The Classroom Strategies Series

    This series offers in-depth research-based instructional strategies that can be used in the classroom to enhance student achievement. Classroom teachers as well as building- and district-level administrators will benefit from sharing the knowledge in this library and building capacity as a staff to implement strategies for school improvement.

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    Starting at A$24.95

  8. ASCD Arias Series

    ASCD Arias publications provide concise answers to challenging questions that you need to solve today—in a convenient format that you can read in one sitting and immediately put into practice. They’re the next-generation, immediate-need resources for everyone committed to the success of each learner.

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    Starting at A$15.00

  9. 50 Quick & Easy: Science Computer Activities

    Enliven, enhance and update your science lessons by integrating the resources and tools found on the Internet and on the classroom computer with 50 Quick & Easy - Science Computer Activities. This resource contains 50 quick and easy-to-create projects that integrate technology into all areas of the science curriculum, including: Earth and Space, Human Body, Life Science, Physical Science, and many more. The 50 Quick & Easy series works on Windows operating systems, using Microsoft Office 2007 and up. The downloadable resources include web resources and example files from PowerPoint, Excel, Inspiration and Kidspiration.

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    A$40.00
  10. 24 Real Life Maths Investigations That Will Astound Teachers and Students

    Maths is seldom taught as a fascinating and powerful aspect of everyday life. These real-world investigations will engage students in the relevance of maths as revealed by the danger of short-term loans, the potential consequences of maths mistakes in the media and the possibility of lying with statistics. Maths topics explored within these real-life investigations include trigonometry, algebra, fractions, statistics, probability, conversions and more. Each investigation is clearly explained at the start of the chapter and followed by practice problems organised by level: Level 1 (easy), Level 2 (somewhat challenging), Level 3 (challenging), and Einstein Level (very challenging).

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    A$65.00

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