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  1. Breaking Through! Helping Girls Succeed in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

    Regardless of a daughter's age (from birth to young adulthood), parents will find tips they can immediately use to help combat the gender imbalance in STEM areas. Whether they need to advocate for gender-neutral, STEM-enriched classrooms or want to encourage creative problem solving and persistence in their daughters, readers will find ideas to take action to help the girls in their lives break through the barriers and achieve success in STEM.

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    A$29.95
  2. Developing Visual Literacy in Science, F-8

    With Developing Visual Literacy in Science, F-8, teachers can help their students develop the skills they need to "read", or make meaning from, visual images. These skills include interpreting scientific photographs, charts, diagrams, figures, labels and graphic symbols. Students can then learn to communicate to others - perhaps by creating their own graphic representations - the understandings and insights they have acquired from visual images.

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    A$39.95
  3. Poster: The Ralph Pirozzo STEM Set

    The Ralph Pirozzo STEM Set is the ultimate set of resources for primary and secondary teachers looking to offer STEM/STEAM to their students. It contains one copy of 50 Cooperative Learning Activities and The Thinking School Tool set of 36 posters. 50 Cooperative Learning Activities has been designed specifically to engage and motivate primary and secondary school students to think 'outside the box', to create new ideas and to have fun while learning. The Thinking School Tool set of 36 full-colour, laminated, A3 posters aims to visually representing the specific thinking tools in Ralph Pirozzo's The Thinking School: Implementing Thinking Skills Across the School.

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    A$132.95
  4. Space Dictionary for Kids: The Everything Guide for Kids Who Love Space

    Packed with hundreds of illustrated definitions about astronomy and space, Space Dictionary for Kids is certain to spark any kid's enthusiasm for the solar system and galaxy. Explore cosmology, stars and galaxies, the solar system, space exploration, and exoplanets and astrobiology. Hop in an astronomy time line to learn the story of how primitive ancient beliefs evolved over centuries to become a high-technology science. Crack up over humorous sidebars that expand on the topic of space with examples, explanations, diagrams, quizzes and even short activities to enhance understanding. It is even divided into sections for quick access to the easy-to-understand definitions.

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    A$35.95
  5. Dinosaur Dictionary for Kids: The Everything Guide for Kids Who Love Dinosaurs
    Dinosaur Dictionary for Kids is certain to spark any kid's enthusiasm for the age of dinosaurs. Learn about dinosaurs that lived on land, animals that swam the waters and species that patrolled the skies. Find out about dinosaur extinction, how scientists date fossils and what it takes to become a paleontologist. Dinosaur Dictionary for Kids will be there when it's time to write reports, delve into projects, prepare assignments or just curl up and discover more about these amazing creatures. Sidebar topics, fun activities and quick quizzes make learning about dinosaurs even more fun! The dictionary is divided into sections for quick access to the easy-to-understand definitions and amazing full-colour illustrations. Learn More
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  6. Citizen Science: 15 Lessons That Bring Biology to Life, 6-12

    The editors of this book have a straightforward goal: to inspire you to engage your students through public collaboration in scientific research - also known as citizen science. The book is specifically designed to get you comfortable using citizen science to support independent inquiry through which your students can learn both content and process skills. You do not need an advanced degree in science to guide your students in productive participation in a variety of citizen science projects. As the editors note, "Such involvement can scaffold teachers' entry into facilitating student investigation while connecting students with relevant, meaningful, and real experiences with science."

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    A$49.95
  7. Gourmet Lab: The Scientific Principles Behind Your Favorite Foods

    This collection of 15 hands-on experiments challenges students to take on the role of both scientists and chef, as they boil, bake and toast their way to a better understanding of science concepts from chemistry, biology and physics. By cooking items such as pancakes and butterscotch, students have the opportunity to learn about physical changes in states of matter, acids and bases, biochemistry and molecular structure. The teacher pages include standards addressed in each lab, a vocabulary list, safety protocols, materials required, procedures, data analysis, student questions answer key, and conclusions and connections to spur class discussion.

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    A$55.95
  8. Student Lab Manual for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Life Science: Lab Investigations for Grades 6-8

    Argument-Driven Inquiry in Life Science is a one-stop source of expertise, advice and investigations, with the information and materials you need to start using argument-driven inquiry for middle years lab instruction right away. The book includes 20 field-tested labs that cover molecules and organisms, ecosystems, biological evolution and heredity. They give your students an opportunity to design their own methods, develop models, collect and analyse data, generate arguments, and critique claims and evidence. This manual provides the student materials you need to guide your students through these investigations.

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  9. Argument-Driven Inquiry in Life Science: Lab Investigations for Grades 6-8

    Argument-Driven Inquiry in Life Science will provide you with both the information and instructional materials you need to start using argument-driven inquiry for middle years lab instruction right away. The book is a one-stop source of expertise, advice and investigations to help life science students work the way scientists do. Because the authors are veteran teachers, they designed Argument-Driven Inquiry in Life Science to be easy to use and aligned with today's standards. The investigations will help your students learn the core ideas, crosscutting concepts, and science and engineering practices found in the Next Generation Science Standards.

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    A$69.95
  10. I Wonder Why Complete Set

    Science educators have long known the benefits of using children's picture books to help teach important science concepts. And every parent has experienced strings of "why" questions from little ones! The I Wonder Why Complete Set is designed to ignite the curiosity of children in Years F-6 while encouraging them to become avid readers. These books explore the marvels of animals, plants and other phenomena related to science and nature. Included in each edition is a Parent/Teacher Handbook with coordinating activities.

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    A$220.00
  11. Next Time You See Complete Set

    Awaken a sense of wonder in a child with the Next Time You See Complete Set. These books will inspire primary-age children to experience the enchantment of everyday phenomena such as pill bugs, fireflies, seashells and sunsets. The Next Time You See Complete Set contains the following books: Next Time You See a Firefly (NST6446), Next Time You See a Maple Seed (NST6125), Next Time You See a Slater (NST6149), Next Time You See a Seashell (NST6392), Next Time You See a Spider Web (NST8979), Next Time You See a Sunset (NST6361) and Next Time You See the Moon (NST9167).

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    A$100.00
  12. Differentiation That Really Works: Science

    Differentiating requires more than just a bag of tricks. The strategies included in this book were chosen based on their ease of implementation and modification. In addition, they all encourage student engagement, provide inherent opportunities for differentiation and are appropriate for Years 6-12. Differentiation That Really Works: Science provides time-saving tips and strategies from real teacher who teach science. These teachers not only developed the materials and used them in their own classes, but they also provided useful feedback and comments about the activities. The strategies included in the book are tiered lessons, cubing, graphic organisers, exit cards, learning contracts and choice boards. 

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