Science Experiments On File™, Volume 5 is the final volume in a set of binders designed to support science curricula in middle and high schools. This binder is a collection of 60 new science experiments that cover the core areas of science, including biology, chemistry, physics, astronomy, and Earth science, as well as computer science.
The experiments in this binder relate directly to national science standards, and teachers will find them useful as either foundational or supplemental material. Many of the labs are written in partial or full inquiry style, and all require students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills such as processing, assessing, estimating, relating, evaluating, analyzing, and synthesizing. This new volume allows students the opportunity to think like scientists and find out what it really takes to solve a problem. The topics of the experiments help students make connections to their own lives.
Black-and-white illustrations, tables, and diagrams. Index. Appendix. Further Print and Web Resources. Glossary.
About the Author(s)
Pamela Walker and Elaine Wood have almost 40 years of science teaching experience between them. Their expertise comes from formal training in biology education and hands-on practice with students. They have worked with children of all ages and abilities and know which experiments work, which materials are easiest to obtain, and which problems teachers may encounter. Walker was named the 2007 Georgia State Teacher of the Year.