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The Exploratorium Guide to Scale and Structure—Activities for the Elementary Classroom

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  • Cost Category: $1-$40
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  • Format: Activity Book
  • Grades: grades K to 5
  • Subject(s): multiple science topics
  • Part of Series?: no
  • URL: http://www.exploratorium.edu/structures/about.html

Activities stress exploration and links to real life so kids can explore big ideas in physics using simple materials. Leader guides include thorough, research-based chapters, pedagogy and management tips for each activity, but do require prep time.

Students use simple building materials to learn big ideas in physics in this program that stresses exploration and links activities to real life. Teachers will appreciate its thorough, research-based chapters on pedagogy and assessment techniques, as well as the logistical and classroom management tips for each activity. Instructors without a science background may need to spend time with the materials, or must feel comfortable investigating new topics alongside students.



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