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Ch 30: Instructional Strategies for Science

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Learn the importance of teaching science to children along with strategies for teaching science with the help of valuable resources. The chapter explains the topics in an easy-to-understand format with the help of various short videos.

Instructional Strategies for Science- Chapter Summary

There are various branches of Science, which involve different concepts while teaching children. This chapter is designed to provide instructional strategies for the various branches of Science to young children, especially during their early childhood. The topics covered in this chapter are listed below:

  • Teaching Strategies
  • Instructional strategies for Science
  • Selecting resources for teaching Science
  • Teaching Science Concepts in early childhood
  • Teaching Earth and space science concepts
  • Technology in Science classroom

In this chapter, you will gain expertise in teaching the concepts along with instructional strategies for Science to the children. Our experts have provided various videos also to explain the topics in an interesting way. You can learn any topic of your choice and answer the quizzes provided in the chapter to check your knowledge. You also get a dashboard for quick and easy access to any topic.

10 Lessons in Chapter 30: Instructional Strategies for Science
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Teaching Strategies for Elementary Science

1. Teaching Strategies for Elementary Science

Science can be a young student's favorite subject with the right method. Make science fun with teaching strategies for elementary science that include group work, using the internet and television, and the STEM approach.

Instructional Strategies for Science Lessons

2. Instructional Strategies for Science Lessons

Having the skills to read science texts is vital to students' success. How can teachers plan instruction so all students learn scientific concepts? This lesson will teach instructional strategies for all learners.

Providing an Inquiry-Based Science Environment

3. Providing an Inquiry-Based Science Environment

Inquiry-based science environments are characterized by student experimentation and analysis, not just observation. Identify the ways to create this environment, and how to accommodate for barriers in language and ability.

Selecting Resources for Teaching Science to Young Children

4. Selecting Resources for Teaching Science to Young Children

Teaching children science is a fun yet challenging task that requires many different types of resources. Here we will describe how to select good resources and plan science lessons for young children. At the end, you can test your knowledge with a quiz.

Teaching Life Science Concepts in Early Childhood

5. Teaching Life Science Concepts in Early Childhood

In this lesson, you will learn about the strategies, activities, teaching materials, tools, and technology that can be used to teach elementary students about life science.

Teaching Ecology & Environmental Science Concepts in Early Childhood

6. Teaching Ecology & Environmental Science Concepts in Early Childhood

When students learn about ecology and environmental science, they begin to appreciate the world better. This lesson explains the background, strategies, and activities used to teach the concepts.

Teaching Earth & Space Science Concepts in Early Childhood

7. Teaching Earth & Space Science Concepts in Early Childhood

Ready to launch your students' minds into space and beyond!? This lesson covers the methods, strategies, and activities for early childhood learning in earth and space science.

Teaching Physics & Chemistry Concepts in Early Childhood

8. Teaching Physics & Chemistry Concepts in Early Childhood

Science can be confusing, especially when teaching important physics and chemistry concepts to younger students. In this lesson, we discuss some concepts, strategies, and activities to help with this challenge.

Differentiated Instruction in Science

9. Differentiated Instruction in Science

In this lesson, we'll explain what differentiated instruction is in science. We'll look at explicit strategies to differentiate content for a classroom of regular education students and students with mild to moderate disabilities.

Technology in the Science Classroom

10. Technology in the Science Classroom

There are several different ways in which teachers can include technology in the science classroom for educational purposes. Learn to integrate digital tools in the science classroom, discover how technology helps with data collection, and explore how technology can help students become good digital citizens.

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