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National Science Resources Center (U.S.)

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Works: 189 works in 452 publications in 1 language and 10,153 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Case studies  Periodicals  Textbooks 
Roles: Other
Classifications: LB1585, 372.35044
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Most widely held works about National Science Resources Center (U.S.)
 
Most widely held works by National Science Resources Center (U.S.)
Science for children : resources for teachers( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resource guide to hands-on science teaching divided into 3 sections: curriculum materials, with entries divided into 5 categories ; supplementary resources (books, book lists, magazines) ; and sources of information and assistance. Indexes to materials and organizations include access by topic and grade level
Science for all children : a guide to improving elementary science education in your school district by National Science Resources Center (U.S.)( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Resources for teaching elementary school science by National science resources center (États-Unis)( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What activities might a teacher use to help children explore the life cycle of butterflies? What does a science teacher need to conduct a "leaf safari" for students? Where can children safely enjoy "hands-on" experience with life in an estuary? Educators will find a wealth of information and expert guidance in Resources for Teaching Elementary School Science. A completely revised edition of the best-selling resource guide, Science for Children: Resources for Teachers, this book is an annotated guide to hands-on, inquiry-centered curriculum materials and sources of help for teaching science from kindergarten through sixth grade. The guide annotates about 350 curriculum packages, describing the activities involved and what students learn. Each annotation also lists recommended grade levels, accompanying materials and kits or suggested equipment, and ordering information. The curriculum materials annotated in the guide were reviewed by both educators and scientists to ensure that they are accurate and current. They are grouped by scientific area - Life Science, Earth Science, Physical Science, and Multidisciplinary and Applied Science - and by type of materials - core, supplementary, and science activity books. Additionally, a section of references provides annotated listings of books about science and teaching, directories and guides to science trade books, and magazines that will help teachers enhance their students' science education. Resources for Teaching Elementary School Science also lists by region and state about 600 science centers, museums, and zoos where teachers can take students for interactive science experiences; highlights almost 300 facilities that make significant efforts to help teachers; describes more than 100 organizations from which teachers can obtain other resources and assistance; and provides names and addresses of publishers and suppliers of materials."--Jacket
Resources for teaching middle school science by National Science Resources Center (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life cycle of butterflies : teacher's guide by Seliesa Pembleton( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 4-6 week unit designed for 2nd graders that highlights the life cycle of the Painted Lady butterfly
Microworlds : teacher's guide( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Microworlds, students examine everyday objects as well as microorganisms with a variety of magnifying devices."
Magnets and motors : teacher's guide by National Science Resources Center (U.S.)( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The unit progresses through these phenomena [magnetism, electricity, and electromagnetism] in the same order that people first learned about them--magnets and compasses, electricity from batteries, then electromagnetism (electromagnets, motors, and generators). Opportunities are taken to integrate the science activities with other subjects such as language arts, mathematics, history, and geography."--Page 1
Food chemistry : teacher's guide( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Students investigate basic nutrients found in the foods they eat. Through a series of physical and chemical tests, students discover which nutrients--starches, glucose, fats, and proteins--are found in common foods."--Page 3
Ecosystems : teacher's guide( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 17 lessons, fifth grade students will understand that an ecosystem is a community of organisms that interact with one another and the environment. Humans may affect ecosystems in many ways. Interactions within and among living systems cause changes in matter and energy. Humans can develop solutions to mitigate the effects of environmental changes
Electric circuits : teacher's guide( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the basic properties of electricity, electric circuits, and the parts of a light bulb. Students learn about conductors, insulators, switches, diodes, and construct a flashlight
Experiments with plants : teacher's guide( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 8-week course that features rapid-cycling Wisconsin Fast Plants as a vehicle for experimentation. The main objective is to teach students how to design and conduct controlled investigative experiments
Measuring time : teacher's guide( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unit is divided into two sections: Keeping time with the sun and the moon and Investigating invented clocks. In the first section, students observe the apparent motion of the sun and the recurring cycle of the moon's phases. In the second section, students plan and conduct experiments with some of the principal timekeeping devices developed through the ages
Comparing and measuring : teacher's guide( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... A 16-lesson unit designed for first-graders, gives students a variety of experiences in comparing, matching, and measuring. Throughout the unit, students will observe similarities and differences among objects and match and measure lengths, heights, and distances."--Page 3
Rocks and minerals( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set for classroom use in third grade hands-on science curriculum
The technology of paper( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By investigating six common types of paper, students develop skills in observing, describing, and testing the properties of paper. They also gain an understanding of the principles of hand papermaking."--Page 4
Balancing and weighing : teacher's guide by Katherine E Stiles( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Provides activities that help children explore the relationship between balance and weight. They begin their investigations by exploring different ways to balance objects. They then examine different strategies for comparing objects. Later, they compare one object with a standard unit to determine its weight."--Page 3
Motion and design : teacher's guide( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This kit "enables students to analyze the motion of vehicles they have built, investigate how forces affect a vehicle's motion, and design vehicles that are propelled by stored energy."--Page 3
Floating and sinking : teacher's guide( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers why things sink or float and what factors influence the behavior of objects in liquids. Explores the phenomenon of buoyancy
Changes : teacher's guide( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Students investigate examples of changes that affect their daily lives. Specifically, students examine some changes that occur when solids and liquids are mixed or change state. They consider how water freezes, melts, evaporates, and condenses. They observe the properties of solids, liquids, and gases and describe some of the changes that take place when substances are combined or separated."--Page 4
Weather( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Science for all children : a guide to improving elementary science education in your school district
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