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Read and Understand, Science, Grades 2-3 presents stories that range from low-second grade to high-third grade in readability. Topics presented include: Life Scienceflowering plant life cycle, seed dispersal, parts of a tree, metamorphosis, honeybees, invertebrates, the platypus, digestion Physical Sciencemagnets, sound vibrations (hearing), hot air rises, friction, simple machines, heat transference Earth & Space Sciencewhy stars seem to twinkle, rainbows, movements of Earth, thunder and lightning, the moon, soil, fossils Science & Technologyusing tools to measure, invention of Velcro®, microscopes, telescopes, recycling, manufactured products (plastics).

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Genre: Creative activities and seat work
Author: Jo Ellen Moore
Publisher:
Release: 2002
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 1608231054

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Genre: Creative activities and seat work
Author: Jill S. Norris
Publisher:
Release: 2002
File: 143 Pages
ISBN-13: 155799854X

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The 27 stories in Read and Understand Science address objectives drawn from the National Science Education Standards. There are stories in the areas of life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and technology.

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Genre: Education
Author: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Publisher: Evan Moor Educational Publishers
Release: 2002
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 1557998566

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Read and Understand, Science, Grades 2-3presents stories that range from low-second grade to high-third grade in readability. Topics presented include: Life Science--flowering plant life cycle, seed dispersal, parts of a tree, metamorphosis, honeybees, invertebrates, the platypus, digestion Physical Science--magnets, sound vibrations (hearing), hot air rises, friction, simple machines, heat transference Earth & Space Science--why stars seem to twinkle, rainbows, movements of Earth, thunder and lightning, the moon, soil, fossils Science & Technology--using tools to measure, invention of Velcro®, microscopes, telescopes, recycling, manufactured products (plastics) This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.

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Genre: Education
Author: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Publisher: Evan Moor Educational Publishers
Release: 2002
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 1557998558

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The 27 stories in Read and Understand Science address objectives drawn from the National Science Education Standards. There are stories in the areas of life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and technology.

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Genre: Education
Author: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Publisher: Evan Moor Educational Publishers
Release: 2002-03
File: 144 Pages
ISBN-13: 1557998574

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Analyzes the problems and consequences of the lack of communication between scientists and non-scientists in the modern world

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: C. P. Snow
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 1993-07-30
File: 107 Pages
ISBN-13: 0521457300

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"This book introduces you to R, RStudio, and the tidyverse, a collection of R packages designed to work together to make data science fast, fluent, and fun. Suitable for readers with no previous programming experience"--

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Genre: Computers
Author: Hadley Wickham
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release: 2016-12-12
File: 492 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781491910368

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Author: Ralph C. Staiger
Publisher:
Release: 1973
File: 200 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1155929038

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Humans, especially children, are naturally curious. Yet, people often balk at the thought of learning science--the "eyes glazed over" syndrome. Teachers may find teaching science a major challenge in an era when science ranges from the hardly imaginable quark to the distant, blazing quasar. Inquiry and the National Science Education Standards is the book that educators have been waiting for--a practical guide to teaching inquiry and teaching through inquiry, as recommended by the National Science Education Standards. This will be an important resource for educators who must help school boards, parents, and teachers understand "why we can't teach the way we used to." "Inquiry" refers to the diverse ways in which scientists study the natural world and in which students grasp science knowledge and the methods by which that knowledge is produced. This book explains and illustrates how inquiry helps students learn science content, master how to do science, and understand the nature of science. This book explores the dimensions of teaching and learning science as inquiry for K-12 students across a range of science topics. Detailed examples help clarify when teachers should use the inquiry-based approach and how much structure, guidance, and coaching they should provide. The book dispels myths that may have discouraged educators from the inquiry-based approach and illuminates the subtle interplay between concepts, processes, and science as it is experienced in the classroom. Inquiry and the National Science Education Standards shows how to bring the standards to life, with features such as classroom vignettes exploring different kinds of inquiries for elementary, middle, and high school and Frequently Asked Questions for teachers, responding to common concerns such as obtaining teaching supplies. Turning to assessment, the committee discusses why assessment is important, looks at existing schemes and formats, and addresses how to involve students in assessing their own learning achievements. In addition, this book discusses administrative assistance, communication with parents, appropriate teacher evaluation, and other avenues to promoting and supporting this new teaching paradigm.

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Genre: Education
Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
Release: 2000-05-03
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780309064767

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The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us. Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman's seminal studies in behavioral psychology, behavioral economics, and happiness studies have influenced numerous other authors, including Steven Pinker and Malcolm Gladwell. In Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman at last offers his own, first book for the general public. It is a lucid and enlightening summary of his life's work. It will change the way you think about thinking. Two systems drive the way we think and make choices, Kahneman explains: System One is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System Two is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Examining how both systems function within the mind, Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities as well as the biases of fast thinking and the pervasive influence of intuitive impressions on our thoughts and our choices. Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think, he shows where we can trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking, contrasting the two-system view of the mind with the standard model of the rational economic agent. Kahneman's singularly influential work has transformed cognitive psychology and launched the new fields of behavioral economics and happiness studies. In this path-breaking book, Kahneman shows how the mind works, and offers practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our business and personal lives--and how we can guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble. From the Hardcover edition.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Daniel Kahneman
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Release: 2011-11-01
File: 512 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780385676526

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