Science As Inquiry: Classroom Compass - Volume 2 Number 1

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Author: Eisenhower SCIMAST

Price: Available free online
• Published: 1995   

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Classroom Compass is a collection of ideas, activities, and resources, for teachers interested in improving instruction in science and mathematics. In this issue, Willie the hamster helps students discover new science understanding which focuses on science and mathematics for all.

Excerpts from a draft version of the National Science Education Standards are matched with two instructional activities - Howdy Heart for elementary grades and The Pendulum for older students. These segments focus on science as inquiry. A reading list, Equity in Science and Mathematics Education, completes the issue.