Interesting methods to engage learners through this instructional book "Standards-Based Investigations: Science Labs: Grades 3-5"
Uncover the M.A.D. (motivated and driven) scientists in learners (grades 3-5) through the inquiry process! Teach scientific concepts and the inquiry process through self-contained, hands-on lab activities, while helping learners to improve their critical thinking skills and build content knowledge. This resource teaches learners how to create inquiry notebooks to record their developing science knowledge through writing and drawing. The activities are suitable for all language levels and require minimal prior knowledge. Includes a Teacher Resource CD with PDFs of all labs. This resource is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills and supports core concepts of STEM instruction. 192 pages + CD