Bestsellingauthor and renowned educator Marcia L. Tate brings her trademark practicalityto teachers seeking the latest brain-compatible tools for engaging students andbringing science to life in the classroom. Coauthored with award-winningscience teacher Warren G. Phillips, this must-have resource includes twentyproven brain-compatible strategies and 250 activities for applying them.Teachers will find concrete ways to integrate national science contentstandards into their curriculum with visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactileexperiences that maximize retention, including:
.Music, rhythm, rhyme, and rap
.Graphicorganizers, semantic maps, and word webs
.Manipulatives, experiments, labs, and models
.Internetand spreadsheet projects
Thisbook covers a full range of K 12 science subjects, including physical, life, earth, and space science, and provides brain-compatible sample lesson plans.Each chapter offers real-life examples; a what, why, and how for each strategy; activities; and note pages for brainstorminghow to implement these exciting new ideas.