Enjoy Science Projects for Holidays throughout the year to help tap the energy of special celebrations for hands-on science learning
Harness kids' holiday high spirits into building science process skills with these enjoyable hands-on activities and terrific science press projects with motivating celebratory themes! This unique approach to teaching science makes complex concepts meaningful while encouraging appreciation for cultural diversity and celebrations from around the world. Classroom-tested, and developed with funding from the National Science Foundation, Science Projects for Holidays Throughout the Year keeps students interested and actively involved through the use of inexpensive toys, food, and everyday household objects. Each motivating lesson, perfect for home or school use, includes cross-curricular extensions, safety tips, corollaries to the National Science Teachers Association standards, and suggested sources for further study.
23 complete lessons and 374 pages of exploration geared towards grades K-5.