This resource provides teachers with creative and engaging strategies to help learners ages 5–14 improve their thinking and learning skills in science.
Linked to current research in brain-based learning, the book emphasizes the importance of using movement to promote learning and offers practical guidelines on topics such as:
- Motivating students
- Developing learners' skills of detection
- Improving students' language skills and understanding of scientific vocabulary
- Assessing learning in science with effective strategies
- Promoting creativity
- Using computer technology to support learning
Using their Brains in Science is ideal for teachers and student teachers, and anyone interested in science and how children learn.