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.
Thinking Like a Scientist:
- develops students’ higher-level thinking
- enhances discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind
- perfect for enrichment programs.
|Publish date||2019-05-09 00:00:00|
|Partner Name||Prufrock Press Inc.|
|Key Learning Area||Cross-Curricular, Science|