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Inquiry-based Science Education

Boats, balloons & classroom video : science teaching as inquiry

Rosebery, Ann S., et. al. (eds.). (Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c1998.)
McNichols Campus Library
Q 181 .B573 1998

Center for Inquiry-Based Learning

Duke University.

"The Center for Inquiry-Based Learning is a group of scientists and science educators who are developing exercises and training teachers in the use of multidisciplinary, hands-on, minds-on, discovery methods for teaching science." Check out the free science and math exercises. Or follow this thread to find fiction and nonfiction science books for K-6 published from 1999-2003: left frame: Resources>Scientist Resources>Literature Connections.

Concept to Classroom: Resources

Educational Broadcasting Corporation.

This websites contains lists of books, articles, videos, and websites on inquiry based learning.

Designing for science : implications from everyday, classroom, and professional settings

Crowley, Kevin D. , et. al. (eds.). (Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001.)
McNichols Campus Library
Q 181 .D37 2001

Good practice in science teaching : what research has to say

Monk, Martin and Osborne, Jonathan, eds.. (Buckingham [England] ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2000.)
McNichols Campus Library
Q 181 .G5135 2000

Inquire within : implementing inquiry-based science

Llewellyn, Douglas. (Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2002.)
McNichols Campus Library
LB 1585.3 .L58 2002

Inquiry and the National Science Education Standards

Committee on Development of an Addendum to the National Science Education Standards on Scientific Inquiry, Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education, National Research Council.. (Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2000.)
McNichols Campus Library
LB 1585.3 .I57 2000

Science Learning Network

"The Science Learning Network (SLN) is an online community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education."  Check out the current and archival "Ten Cool Sites" and other inquiry based resources produced by each museum in the network. Some are available in multiple languages.

SPICE Science Partners in Inquiry-based Collaborative Education

Check out this site's lesson plans, modules, and related links for middle school science classes.

Teaching high school science through inquiry : a case study approach

Llewellyn, Douglas. (Corwin Press, 2006)
McNichols Campus Library
Q 181 .L75 2005

Teaching science for understanding : a human constructivist view

Mintzes, Joel J. (ed.). (San Diego, CA : Academic Press, c1998.)
McNichols Campus Library
LB 1585 .T438 1998

Understanding science lessons : five years of science teaching

Reiss, Michael J.. (Buckingham [England] ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2000.)
McNichols Campus Library
Q 181 .R44 2000

Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE)

This site is "a free on-line science learning environment for students in grades 4-12, supported by the National Science Foundation. In WISE, students work on exciting inquiry projects on topics such as genetically modified foods, earthquake prediction, and the deformed frogs mystery. Students learn about and respond to contemporary scientific controversies through designing, debating, and critiquing solutions all on the World Wide Web."

The young child as scientist : a constructivist approach to early childhood science education

Chaille,Christine. (New York : Longman, c1997.)
McNichols Campus Library
Q181 .C414 1997

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