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      • Thumb image for Unit Plans: The Sun and Earth's ClimateResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Unit Plans: The Sun and Earth's Climate

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Physics, Geology & the Dynamic Earth and 12 additional..
        In this article, teachers find two unit plans (grades K-2 and 3-5) that use resources featured in the science and literacy artic...
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        Understanding Earth's Climate: Virtual Bookshelf

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Earth's Resources, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Geology & the Dynamic Earth, Professional Development and 7 additional..
        This list of children's books recommends nonfiction titles that supplement basic information found in lessons and activities of ...
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        The Sun and Earth's Climate: Virtual Bookshelf

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Earth's Resources, Weather, Climate & Atmosphere, Professional Development, States of Matter (solids, liquids, gases) and 3 additional..
        This book list contains children's books that have been screened for accuracy in depicting scientific concepts. Each book's cont...
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        Unit Plans About Organisms, Their Adaptations, and Their Environments

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Instructional Strategies, Life Sciences and 13 additional..
        Unit plans at two levels, K-grade 2 and grades 3-5 develop understanding of the issue theme, We Depend on Earth's Climate, by fo...
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        Questions, Questions: Taking Energy Inquiry Further in the School Library

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Physics, Geology & the Dynamic Earth and 11 additional..
        This article from Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle provides ideas on how school librarians can work with elementary teachers t...
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        Lessons about Inferring

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Instructional Strategies, Professional Development
        Different approaches to teaching the reading comprehension strategy of inferring in K-5 classrooms are identified in this articl...
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        Teaching about Adaptations and Environments with ARKive

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Technology, Instructional Strategies, Life Sciences, Professional Development
        This article introduces ARKive, a digital library of photographs and videos of the world's wildlife. The library gives special p...
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        Essential Principle 2: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Physics, Geology & the Dynamic Earth and 18 additional..
        This article aligns the concepts of Essential Principle 2 of the Climate Sciences to the K-5 content standards of the National S...
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        Setting the Stage for Understanding the Climate System's Complex Interactions

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Physics, Geology & the Dynamic Earth and 11 additional..
        The author of this article notes that K-5 students are not expected to study the complex interactions between components of the ...
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        Unit Plans That Teach Foundational Climate Concepts

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Physics, Instructional Strategies, Light, Sound & Other Waves, States of Matter (solids, liquids, gases) and 9 additional..
        Four unit plans provide opportunities for in-depth explorations of important foundational climate concepts -- weather, water as ...
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        Essential Principle 3: Correlation to Standards and Curriculum Connections

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Curriculum Design, Instructional Strategies, Life Sciences, Professional Development, Education, Child Development & Family Services
        In this article, the author identifies science content standards for grades K-5 from the national standards that are aligned wit...
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        Create Interactive Activities with Content Clips

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Professional Development
        This article introduces a free online collection of images, video clips, and animations that teachers can use in creating resour...
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        Lessons about the Sun and Earth's Climate

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Science, Physics and 14 additional..
        Concepts underlying the first of the Essential Principles of the Climate Sciences are aligned with topics typically taught in th...
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        The Biosphere/Climate Connection

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Physics, Science, Geology & the Dynamic Earth, Life Sciences and 24 additional..
        This article continues an examination of each of the seven essential principles of the climate sciences on which the online maga...
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        Visualizing Informational Text

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Mathematics, Instructional Strategies and 2 additional..
        Visualizing is a reading comprehension strategy that can be applied to science-themed texts, according to this article from Beyo...
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        Lessons about Making Predictions with Informational Text

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Instructional Strategies, Professional Development
        Making predictions is a skill readers need for comprehending fiction and nonfiction. Three lessons are identified here to give y...
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        Professional Bookshelf: Print Publications

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Instructional Strategies, Professional Development, Learning Theories
        Highlighted in this regular magazine feature are exemplary professional development publications that stress research-based stra...
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      • Thumb image for Buckets of Fun with Argument-Driven Inquiry in Your School Library!Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Buckets of Fun with Argument-Driven Inquiry in Your School Library!

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Science, Instructional Strategies and 12 additional..
        A new instructional model, called Argument-Driven Inquiry (ADI), is introduced to elementary teachers in this article. The autho...
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        Lapbooks: Getting Creative with Science in the School Library

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Physics, Instructional Strategies and 15 additional..
        In this article, the author shows how school librarians and elementary teachers can help students create science lapbooks. The a...
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        Interactive Activities for Understanding Earth's Climate

        Grades: TK/K to 6
        Subjects: Experimentation and the Scientific Method, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Physics, Geology & the Dynamic Earth and 15 additional..
        This article provides links to online resources that can be used with interactive whiteboards and computers. Weather, climate, a...
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