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Using their Brains in Science

Using their Brains in Science
Ideas for Children Aged 5 to 14

November 2007 | 160 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This resource provides teachers with creative and engaging strategies to help learners ages 5–14 improve their thinking and learning skills in science.

Linked to current research in brain-based learning, the book emphasizes the importance of using movement to promote learning and offers practical guidelines on topics such as:

  • Motivating students
  • Developing learners' skills of detection
  • Improving students' language skills and understanding of scientific vocabulary
  • Assessing learning in science with effective strategies
  • Promoting creativity
  • Using computer technology to support learning

Using their Brains in Science is ideal for teachers and student teachers, and anyone interested in science and how children learn.

How the Brain Works
Learning Motivation and Self-Esteem
Detective Science
Moving and Learning
Words, Words, Words
Writing in Science
Assessing Science

Gives further perspectives and examples to the science education for children

Dr Sabine Richter
Institut für Integrative Studien, Leuphana Universitat Luneburg
October 1, 2015

Book lacks a purpose. As a text for a science based course I despaired when the summary for the first chapter commenced with "The brian is a muscle ...."

Mr Keith Hicks
School of Education, Roehampton University
February 16, 2012

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