This book is a brain-friendly guide for motivating students to live, eat, and breathe science! Co written by best-selling author and renowned educator Marcia L. Tate and award-winning science teacher Warren G. Phillips, this must-have resource includes 20 proven brain-compatible strategies and 250 activities for applying them. Teachers will find concrete ways to integrate national science content standards into their curriculum with visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile experiences that maximize retention, including: music, rhythm, rhyme, and rap; storytelling and humor; graphic organizers; semantic maps, and word webs; manipulatives, experiments, labs, and models; internet and excel projects.
The book covers a full range of K–12 science subjects, including physical, life, earth and space science, and provides brain-compatible sample lesson plans. Each chapter offers real-life examples; a what, why, and how for each strategy; activities; and note pages for brainstorming how to implement these exciting new ideas.
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Book covers a full range of science subjects, including: physical, life, earth and space science
Written by best-selling author and renowned educator Marcia L. Tate along with award winning science teacher Warren G. Phillips
Includes 20 proven brain-compatible strategies and 250 activities
Incorporates visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile experiences to maximize retention
Each chapter offers real-life examples; a what, why, and how for each strategy; activities; and note pages for brainstorming how to implement these exciting new ideas