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Cooperative Learning & Wee Science
Laura Candler (Grades K–3)
This is the book on cooperative learning and primary science! Have your primary students learn science by doing science! You will integrate process science with cooperative learning. Your students will classify, communicate, experiment, identify, infer, measure, make models, observe, organize data, and make predictions with these excellent cooperative learning science lessons. Lessons cover popular primary science topics such as: rainbows, magnets, senses, leaves, electricity, rain forest, seeds, sounds, fish, helicopters, rocks, and temperature. Proven step-by-step cooperative lessons for primary science with reproducible blackline masters. 248 pages. BCWS • $29
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Science Mix-N-Match Classroom Sets
Save time with ready-made, colorful card-stock classroom sets. Class sets include instructions, ideas for use, and enough cards for 40 students. $5 each.

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Animal-N-Name XAN
Bird-N-Name XBN
Body Part-N-Definition XBD
Food-N-Name XFN
Inventor-N-Invention XII
Insect-N-Name XIN
Transportation-N-Name XTN
Ocean Life-N-Name XON
Weather Term-N-Definition XWD
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Write! Science
Multiple Intelligences & Cooperative Learning Activities
Virginia DeBolt (Grades 4–9)
Add a new facet to your science instruction—Writing! Students get a deeper understanding and appreciation for science issues by writing about science. Students work cooperatively with teammates on activities like prioritizing science problems, writing about how industry affects the environment, and coming up with a new invention. Activities incorporate the multiple intelligences. Writing activities are perfect to start the class, introduce a new concept, end the unit, or use as a sponge activity. Book includes 36 cooperative writing activities with ready-to-use reproducible activity pages, and a brief description of dozens of cooperative learning techniques. 140 pages.
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Nurturing the Naturalist Intelligence
Dr. Wan Inn Loh & Dr. George Jacobs (Grades 3–8)
Why don't spiders stick to their own webs? Why do animals play hide and seek in nature? Who are nature's cleaners and what do they do? Develop students' eighth intelligence—the naturalist intelligence. This giant collection of hands-on, minds-on interactive lessons will give you plenty of content and ready-to-use activities and blackline masters to awaken students' inquisitiveness about the natural world. Units cover cooperation and interdependence, pollinators' role in the web of life, nature's recycling process, food, trees, water, animal survival and adaptation, spiders, and individual uniqueness. Whether you're looking for a complete natural science curriculum or want to supplement your curriculum to nurture students' budding naturalist intelligences, this is your source. 488 pages. BLJN • $34
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Exploring the Rain Forest
Multiple Intelligences & Cooperative Learning Activities

Laura Candler (Grades 3–6)
Take your students on a safari through the tropical rain forest. Use their limitless curiosity and enthusiasm about this theme as a springboard into every subject! Includes 36 ready-to-do cooperative, multiple intelligences activities to explore the rain forest. These interactive activities are a great way to integrate your curriculum and engage your students' many ways of being smart. Working in teams and with classmates, your students will create and sing tropical tunes, write letters to conservation agencies, map the rain forests of the world, and learn about the rain forest products, medical mysteries, amazing animals, jungle secrets, layers of life, and much more. Loaded with reproducibles. Explore the rain forest with your class to make learning an unforgettable adventure. 216 pages. BCRF • $29
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I Have, Who Has? Science
Trisha Callella
Students each get a card to play this science game. There are 14 games, all played the same way. The Solar System game works like this: One student reads, "I have Saturn. Who has the seventh planet from the sun, which rotates on its side?" The student with the matching card reads, "I have Uranus. Who has the eighth planet from the sun...?" Students must listen carefully to their classmates and mentally answer multiple questions to find their place in the loop. 96 pages each.
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Science Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites
20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain

Marcia L. Tate & Warren G. Phillips (All Grades)
A brain-friendly guide for motivating students to live, eat, and breathe science! This science resource includes 20 proven brain-compatible strategies and 250 activities for applying them. Teachers will find concrete ways to integrate national science content standards into their curriculum with visual, auditory, kinesthetic, and tactile experiences that maximize retention, including: music, rhythm, rhyme, and rap; storytelling and humor; graphic organizers, semantic maps, and word webs; manipulatives, experiments, labs, and models; and Internet and Excel projects. The book covers a full range of K–12 science subjects, including physical, life, earth, and space science, and provides brain-compatible sample lesson plans. Each chapter offers real-life examples; a what, why, and how for each strategy; activities; and note pages for brainstorming how to implement these exciting new ideas. 192 pages. DTSCW • $37

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