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GEMS (Project)

Overview
Works: 120 works in 357 publications in 1 language and 7,224 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Abstracts 
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Most widely held works about GEMS (Project)
 
Most widely held works by GEMS (Project)
Spark your child's success in math and science : practical advice for parents by Jacqueline Barber( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This accessible and practical sourcebook is for parents who want to understand and contribute to their childrenUs success in math and science and to their overall education. 25 illustrations
Terrarium habitats : teacher's guide by Kimi Hosoume( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides activities on creating a living terrarium. Students also get the concepts of soil and ground habitats, ecology, life cycle, food webs, nutrient cycle, decomposition, recycling, adaptation, and animal structures and behavior
Schoolyard ecology : teacher's guide by Katharine Barrett( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating artifacts : making masks, creating myths, exploring middens : teacher's guide : grades kindergarten-6 by Katharine Barrett( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, k, p, e, t
Math around the world : teacher's guide( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents instructions for eight math games from four continents for use in fifth through eighth grade classrooms; and includes curriculum connections, summary outlines, and activity sheets
Aquatic habitats : exploring desktop ponds : teacher's guide by Katharine Barrett( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A curriculum guide to setting up and observing a model pond intended for students in grades 2-6. Organisms (Elodea, Tubifex worms, water snails, Gambusia, and mosquito larvae) are introduced one at a time to investigate interactions within a pond ecosystem. Has suggested activities (crayfishing, can fishing, and observing water striders) for a field trip to an aquatic habitat
Environmental detectives : teacher's guide by Kevin Beals( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As students investigate the cause of a mysterious fish die-off near Synchrony City, they learn the interconnectedness of the natural world, investigating chlorine pollution, acid rain, erosion, predator-prey relationships, phosphate pollution, and oil pollution. Students come to appreciate the complexity of many environmental problems
Ant homes under the ground : teacher's guide by Jean C Echols( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This teacher's guide features step-by-step instructions for activities that use easily-obtained and inexpensive materials as well as background information, literature connections, and assessment ideas. The activities are designed for children in preschool through first grade. Lesson descriptions include suggestions for modifying the activities to make them appropriate for students at any level. Most of the activities can be done in small groups or learning centers. Topics include behavior of live ants, ant body structure and tunneling behavior, ant food, and the life cycle of ants. Activities are designed to foster the following skills: observing, comparing, communicating, role playing, cooperative work, counting, problem solving, spatial reasoning, computation, and gathering data. A large Ant Nest poster, included with the guide, can be assembled in stages to emphasize tunnels, ant food, social life, and the ant life cycle. (Jrh)
Microscopic explorations : a GEMS festival teacher's guide by Susan Brady( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first section of this guide contains detailed instructions on how to stage a Microscopic Explorations Festival and an overview of learning station activities that can be used during such an event. The main section of this guide provides concise instructions for setting up each of the festival stations. For each station there is an overview, materials list, information on how to set up the station, and ideas for further exploration. Suggestions for providing closure to the festival are detailed and a resource section that provides curricula to enable pursuit of other scientific topics related to microscopy and optics is included. This unit can stand alone or be used as a starting point to further study of related topics. (Ddr)
Build it! festival : teacher's guide : grades K-6 ... by Philip Gonsalves( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents eight hands-on activities for helping kindergartners through sixth graders understand math; based on the Great Explorations in Math and Science--GEMS--"Build It! Festival" outreach program
Frog math : predict, ponder, play : teacher's guide by Jaine Kopp( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These engaging mathematics activities interweave literature, writing, art, and fun to bring key math concepts and skills to life for all students. Learning jumps off from one of the well-known "Frog and Toad" stories, "The Lost Button." Children learn by leaps and bounds as they sort and classify, predict and estimate, develop strategies, record data, and explore probability. With over 40,000 copies sold since 1992, this unit contains some of the most appealing and popular activities GEMS has ever published. Frog Math is highly recommended by leading math educators
Dry ice investigations : teacher's guide by Jacqueline Barber( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual for teachers to guide students in using scientific research methods to conduct experiments related to dry ice
Treasure boxes : teacher's guide by Jaine Kopp( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a primary-level program in which children cooperatively collect small, interesting objects that they organize into boxes of treasures. The children then engage in a sequence of activities, using the treasure boxes to sort, classify, make Venn diagrams, and graph
Sifting through science : teacher's guide by Laura Lowell( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In all probability : investigations in probability and statistics : teacher's guide by Celia Cuomo( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lærervejledning med opgaver for 3.-6. klasse (USA)
Eggs eggs everywhere : teacher's guide by Jean C Echols( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Group solutions : cooperative logic activities by Jan M Goodman( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lærervejledning med opgaver for børnehaveklasse-4. klasse (USA)
Life through time : evolutionary activities for grades 5-8( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the exciting concept of time travel, changes over time are captured in rotating station activities that introduce students to the concepts of adaptation, relatednedd, and "deep time.'
Liquid explorations : teacher's guide by Leigh Agler( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories in stone : teacher's guide by Kevin Cuff( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Skills: observing, comparing, identifying properties, classifying, forming hypotheses, conducting experiments, drawing conclusions, inferring, using simulations; Concepts: rocks and minerals, applying standard methods of classification, sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks, erosion and deposition, melting and crystallization, crystal shapes, earth processes, the rock cycle; Themes: patterns of change (cycles), scale, structure, systems and interactions, diversity and unity, models and simulations, evolution; Math Strands: patterns, geometry, logic and language; Time: eight 40- to 60-minute sessions."
 
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Associated Subjects
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Spark your child's success in math and science : practical advice for parents
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Terrarium habitats : teacher's guideSchoolyard ecology : teacher's guideInvestigating artifacts : making masks, creating myths, exploring middens : teacher's guide : grades kindergarten-6Math around the world : teacher's guideAquatic habitats : exploring desktop ponds : teacher's guideEnvironmental detectives : teacher's guideAnt homes under the ground : teacher's guideMicroscopic explorations : a GEMS festival teacher's guide
Alternative Names
GEMS (University of California, Berkeley. Great Explorations in Math and Science)

Great Explorations in Math and Science (GEMS) Program

Great Explorations in Math and Science, University of California (Berkeley)

Lawrence Hall of Science. GEMS

Lawrence Hall of Science. Great Explorations in Math and Science

LHS GEMS

University of California, Berkeley. Great Explorations in Math and Science

University of California, Berkeley. Lawrence Hall of Science. Great Explorations in Math and Science

Languages
English (108)