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Science K-6: Investigating Classrooms
 

A video library on science inquiry teaching for K-6 teachers; 9 video programs (from 25 to 55 minutes in length) and guide

Science K-6: Investigating Classrooms shows how teachers are incorporating genuine inquiry into their classes. See experienced teachers create supportive learning environments, structure small groups for cooperative learning, and draw out and interpret what students are thinking and learning. Classroom and discussion videos cover grades K-2, 3-4,
and 5-6.

This series is no longer available for purchase.

Produced by WGBH Boston. 1999.

Closed Caption     marc record    ISBN: 1-57680-428-3



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VOD1. Introduction
Provides an overview of the library.

VOD2. Food for Thought
A fifth-grade class in Huntsville, Alabama explores food chemistry. (50 min.)

VOD3. Completing the Circuit
A fourth-grade class in Castro Valley, California investigates electrical circuits. (50 min.)

VOD4. All Sorts of Leaves
A first-grade class in Boynton Beach, Florida studies biodiversity by taking a close look at leaves. (50 min.)

VOD5. Food for Thought: A Conversation About Teaching
Practicing teachers and science education professionals reflect on the issues raised in Food for Thought (55 min.)

VOD6. Completing the Circuit: A Conversation About Teaching
Practicing teachers and science education professionals reflect on the issues raised in Completing the Circuit (55 min.)

VOD7. All Sorts of Leaves: A Conversation About Teaching
Practicing teachers and science education professionals reflect on the issues raised in All Sorts of Leaves (55 min.)

VOD8. Teacher Workshop
Sixteen inservice teachers engage in professional development using Completing the Circuit. (40 min.)

VOD9. Parents Open House
Teachers, parents, and administrators discuss how different today's classroom science looks from that of the past. (25 min.)

 

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