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Modeling the Composition of Earth's Atmosphere: The Layer of Gases Surrounding Planet E... - 6 views

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    This is a hands-on, minds-on approach to provide students with a concrete model of the earth's atmosphere to visualize the gases which comprise the air they breath.
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Investigating the Impact of Artificial Reefs: Problem-Based Learning Study of Human Inf... - 4 views

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    Students make connections with many science concepts and communicate their recommendations to officials and organizations regarding the future of artificial reefs.
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Understanding Scientific Inquiry: Inquiry Involves the Use of Critical Thinking to Unde... - 7 views

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    Scientific inquiry causes students to use higher order thinking skills and learn science from a minds-on approach. Inquiry's foundation originates with John Dewey. In Dewey's book Democracy in Education (1916), he indicates that education begins with the curiosity of learners. Student curiosity and involvement in scientific inquiry moves them beyond passive learning to higher order thinking.
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5 Ways to Integrate Science Process Skills in Lessons - 16 views

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    Integrating the science process skills within your teaching does not require drastic changes. It simply involves making the process of science more explicit in lessons, investigations, and activities you are already using in your curriculum. The science process skills are the methods used for helping our students understand how we know what we know about the world in which they live. This often means going beyond a science textbook and supplementing the core-content within textbooks. It also means using your course content as a means for exposing students to the real process of science.
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Science Experiments with Rocks that Absorb Water: An Investigation into the Porosity an... - 5 views

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    Students conduct an experiment to determine the ability of rocks to absorb and retain water, making connections with the concepts of porosity and permeability in rocks.
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Modeling the Composition of Earth's Atmosphere: The Layer of Gases Surrounding Planet E... - 8 views

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    This is a hands-on, minds-on approach to providing students with a concrete model of the earth's atmosphere to visualize the gases that comprise the atmosphere.
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Understanding Scientific Inquiry: Inquiry Involves the Use of Critical Thinking to Unde... - 9 views

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    Scientific inquiry causes students to use higher order thinking skills and learn science from a minds-on approach. Inquiry's foundation originates with John Dewey. In Dewey's book Democracy in Education (1916), he indicates that education begins with the curiosity of learners.
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Project Based Learning - Physical Science or Chemistry - 14 views

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    In project-based learning, preparation and planning are the most critical factors for success. The critical aspect of this formula for success is developing a clear understanding of what students are to achieve when they work on a project.
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