8 Essentials of inquiry-based science, K-8
This guide provides clear and simple explanations for engaging students in meaningful and hands-on, minds-on ways of understanding science. Eight Essentials of Inquiry-Based Science, K-8 breaks each essential into sample lessons that include sample data, discussion questions, and tools such as graphic organizers and analogies.
Hammerman draws on more than 20 years experience in the fields of science instruction and professional development to address basic and complex principles related to inquiry, including:
- How to discuss data, information, models, graphics, and experiences
- How to interact with one another to strengthen knowledge and skills
- How to extend learning through guided or open-inquiry investigations and research
- How to apply new learning and research-based best practices for improving student achievement
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