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The Resource Science for all children : a guide to improving elementary science education in your school district, National Science Resources Center, National Academy of Sciences, Smithsonian Institution

Science for all children : a guide to improving elementary science education in your school district, National Science Resources Center, National Academy of Sciences, Smithsonian Institution

Label
Science for all children : a guide to improving elementary science education in your school district
Title
Science for all children
Title remainder
a guide to improving elementary science education in your school district
Statement of responsibility
National Science Resources Center, National Academy of Sciences, Smithsonian Institution
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a rationale for and describes the building blocks of inquiry-based science programs. Profiles successful programs in Montgomery County, Maryland; Spokane, Washington; East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana; Cupertino, California; Huntsville, Alabama; Pasadena, California; San Francisco, California; and Green Bay, Wisconsin
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  • Also available via the World Wide Web.
  • Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
372.3/5/044
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1585.3
LC item number
.S388 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Science for all children : a guide to improving elementary science education in your school district, National Science Resources Center, National Academy of Sciences, Smithsonian Institution
Link
http://www.nap.edu/catalog/4964.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-195) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Building a foundation for change -- The value of science education -- How children learn -- Sharing the vision of exemplary elementary science -- Planning for the new elementary science program -- pt. 2. The Nuts and bolts of change -- Criteria for selecting inquiry-centered science curriculum materials -- Professional development for inquiry-centered science -- Establishing a science materials support center -- Assessment strategies for inquiry-centered science -- Building support for the science program -- pt. 3. Inquiry-centered science in practice -- Montgomery county, Washington -- Spokane, Washington -- East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana -- Cupertino, California -- Huntsville, Alabama -- Pasadena, California -- San Francisco, California -- Green Bay, Wisconsin -- Epilogue
Control code
1440566
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 225 p.
Isbn
9780309052979
Lccn
96033372
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm35184036
  • (OCoLC)35184036
Label
Science for all children : a guide to improving elementary science education in your school district, National Science Resources Center, National Academy of Sciences, Smithsonian Institution
Link
http://www.nap.edu/catalog/4964.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-195) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Building a foundation for change -- The value of science education -- How children learn -- Sharing the vision of exemplary elementary science -- Planning for the new elementary science program -- pt. 2. The Nuts and bolts of change -- Criteria for selecting inquiry-centered science curriculum materials -- Professional development for inquiry-centered science -- Establishing a science materials support center -- Assessment strategies for inquiry-centered science -- Building support for the science program -- pt. 3. Inquiry-centered science in practice -- Montgomery county, Washington -- Spokane, Washington -- East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana -- Cupertino, California -- Huntsville, Alabama -- Pasadena, California -- San Francisco, California -- Green Bay, Wisconsin -- Epilogue
Control code
1440566
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 225 p.
Isbn
9780309052979
Lccn
96033372
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm35184036
  • (OCoLC)35184036

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