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Web Sites

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Books

  • Benbow, Ann; Mably, Colin.  (2002) Science Education for Elementary Teachers. Wadsworth Thomson Learning. Australia
  • Benchmarks for Science Literacy. (1993). American Association for the Advancement of Science. Oxford University Press. Washington, D.C.
  • Hassard, J., 2005, The Art of Teaching Science, New York, The Oxford University Press.
  • Hassard, J., 2000, Science as Inquiry, Parsippany, New Jersey, Good Year Books.
  • Hassard, J., 1988, Adventures in Geology, Alexandria, Virginia, American Geosciences Institute
  • National Research Council (1996). National Science Education Standards. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.
  • Smith, Michael J.; Southard, John B.  (2002) EarthComm: Earth System Science in the Community.  It’s About Time, Inc. Armonk, NY
  • Smith, Michael J.; Southard, John B.; Mably, Colin, (2003) Investigating Earth Systems.  It’s About Time, Inc. Armonk, NY

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Reports

  • Akerson, Valerie L.; Hanuscin, Deborah L. (2007) Teaching Nature of Science through Inquiry:Results of a 3-Year Professional Development Program Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 653–680
  • Appleton, Ken (1997) Analysis and Description of Students’ Learning during Science Classes Using a Constructivist-Based Model Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 303–318
  • Ault, Jr, Charles R. (1998) Criteria of Excellence for Geological Inquiry: The Necessity of Ambiguity Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 189–212
  • Colburn, Alan (Sep/Oct 2000) Constructivism: Science education's "grand unifying theory" The Clearing House; Vol. 74, No. 1; Education Module pp. 9-12
  • Crawford, Barbara. (2007) Learning to Teach Science as Inquiry in the Rough and Tumble of Practice Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 613–642  
  • Donovan,S., Bransford, J. and Pellegrino, J. (editors). (1999). How People Learn: Bridging Research and Practice National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. 78 pages. The report is also available on-line.

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Materials

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Slide Shows

  • Bringing Science To SchoolA Guide to Assist Scientists in Bringing Their Research Into K-12 Classrooms by Marti Canipe, Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow 2009-2010
  • Your Planet Earth. Find a growing library of talks on earth sciences and evolutionary topics that may be of interest to earth sciences and education professionals as a basis for engagement and outreach shows in schools.

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