Inspire classroom discussion and student inquiry with NSTA Press® book Everyday Science Mysteries: Stories for Inquiry-Based Science Teaching and its companions: More Everyday Science Mysteries, Even More Everyday Science Mysteries, and Yet More Everyday Science Mysteries. The familiar and appealing storytelling format engages students' attention from the start. Then, by grounding the scientific concepts in familiar life experiences, the stories pique students' curiosity and help them make real-world connections.
Each volume includes 15 mysteries that emphasize concepts from life, physical, and Earth and space sciences and provide opportunities for students to ask questions, formulate hypotheses, test their ideas, come up with explanations. Also included are content background, lists of targeted strategies for using the stories with children in grades K–4 as well as grades 5–8, and keys that map story concepts to corresponding National Science Education Standards.
NEW! In the past, each volume has included a broad spectrum of sciences, but in response to teacher demand, now the books are also available in separate content areas. So you can have Everyday Science Mysteries your way—in the three new editions focused specifically on physical science, life science, or Earth and space science; or in the original broad-based books.