Earth Science Success: 50 Lesson Plans for Grades 6–9
by Catherine Oates-Bockenstedt and Michael Oates
Earth Science Success is a one-year Earth science curriculum with clear day-by-day lessons in the areas of astronomy, geology, meteorology, and physical oceanography that uses a three-step approach of anticipation, data collection, aand analysis.
Significant benefits and features of this field-tested and standards-based volume include:
- Giving students the opportunity to discover important science concepts lab-by-lab and to develop critical thinking skills;
- Actively involving students in a process of reflection, investigation, and concept acquisition; and
- Promoting a solid grasp of the material through lessons structured to build knowledge scaffolding from one activity to the next.
You can download an electronic version (PDF) of the student handouts (part 3) to facilitate personalization and reproduction.