Resources for Teaching Middle School Science

National Science Resources Center/ Smithsonian Institution

National Academy Press, Washington, DC: 1998.

http://www.nap.edu

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

“Resource List: The ENC Collection”

ENC Focus: A Magazine for Classroom Innovators, vol. 6, no. 1, 1999, pp. 39-62.

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education

http://www.enc.org/order/

VIDEO COLLECTIONS

Collections of videos (with guidebooks) portraying inquiry-based teaching and learning include:


Available from the Annenberg/ Corporation for Public Broadcasting (http://www.learner.org/):


Private Universe Teacher Workshops, developed by The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.


Science Images, developed by the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory.


Science K-6: Investigating Classrooms, developed by WGBH Boston.

http://www.wgbh.org/wgbh/learn/scilib/aboutvid.html/


Teaching High School Science (available Fall 2000), developed by WGBH Boston.

http://www.wgbh.org/wgbh/learn/THSS.html/


Visualizing Growth: Changing the Way We Teach Science, developed by WNED, the Buffalo Museum of Science, and the Buffalo Public Schools.


Available from the New York State Education Department (518-474-5862): Just Think: Problem Solving through Inquiry.


Available from Heinemann (800-541-2086):

Sense Making in Science Video Series, developed by TERC.


Available from the Mr. Wizard Institute (800-537-0008):

Teacher to Teacher with Mr. Wizard, developed by the Mr. Wizard Foundation.



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