Are you interested in using argument-driven inquiry for high school lab instruction but just aren't sure how to do it? This book will provide you with both the information and instructional materials you need to start using this method right away.
The 27 field-tested labs cover molecules and organisms, ecosystems, heredity, and biological evolution. As you guide your students through these investigations, you may find it helpful to give them the handouts and checkout questions they need to complete the labs. However you use it, this time-saving book will make it easier to you to get your students started with their investigations.
Do you ever feel like your science classes could use a shot of imagination? Boost the creativity quotient by assigning a travel blog about the digestive system, a packing list for the planets, or an interview with an atom. You'll inspire students to be better writers while you enjoy new strategies to assess their scientific understanding.
Written in an appealing, conversational style, this new book explores where science education has been and where it's going; emphasizes how knowing the history and nature of science can help you engage in teaching for conceptual understanding.This is the kind of thought-provoking book that can truly change the way you teach, to help students understand science at the conceptual level so they can see its connections to other fields, other concepts, and their own lives.
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