Doing What Scientists Do : Children Learn to Investigate Their World

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-02-10
  • Publisher: HEINEMANN (TX)

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When it first published, Ellen Doris' now-classic text rapidly became an indispensable resource for teachers who were searching for new ways to introduce students to science. This second edition will be every bit as essential for teachers and science leaders.

Author Biography

Ellen Doris brings her rich experience both teaching and writing about science to this new edition. She has taught and written for both children and teachers. Her teaching extends from the classroom to museums, outdoor settings, and teacher education programs.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Perspectivep. 8
Creating a Context for Science Instructionp. 21
One Way to Beginp. 35
Another Way to Beginp. 54
Building a Culture of Collaborationp. 66
Helping Children Pursue Their Questionsp. 86
Drawing as Inquiryp. 110
Reviewing Children's Workp. 134
Fieldworkp. 174
Epilogue: A Final Wordp. 187
Appendix: Sample Record Formsp. 188
Referencesp. 193
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