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Nurturing Inquiry Real Science for the Elementary Classroom

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ISBN-10: 0325001359

ISBN-13: 9780325001357

Edition: 1999

Authors: Charles R. Pearce, Wendy Saul

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[This is] a truly inspiring and creative book that I plan to share with colleagues and students. - Science Books ; Films Every day children make astounding scientific discoveries. The playpen, sandbox, backyard, and playground are their laboratories. What, then, can we offer these young scientists who have spent their lifetimes acquiring knowledge through their own investigations? What experiences can we provide to enhance the growth of the scientist within each child? Charles Pearce found the answers and shares his discoveries in Nurturing Inquiry.The book offers a tour of Pearce's inquiry science classroom, where students are given daily opportunities to do what they do best:…    
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Book details

List price: $37.35
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 3/30/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.20" long x 0.36" tall
Weight: 0.594

Charles Pearce is a classroom teacher who works with ESIP at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Pearce, a long-time classroom teacher, is a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching.

Lighting the Fire: Getting Inquiry Under Way
Inquiry: The Next Frontier
Inquiry in Action: Life on Mars?
Getting Started
Inquiry in Action: First Day-Discoveries
Our First Inquiry Period
Discovery Boxes
Outdoor Education
Inquiry in Action: The Search for a Natural Antibiotic
Tending the Fire: Sustaining Inquiry Throughout the Year
Using the Established Curriculum
The Language Connection
Additional Inquiry Enhancements
Inquiry in Action: The Manchester Fly
The Kids' Inquiry Conference
Tools for Assessment
References and Resources