TITLE

The use of stations of develop inquiry skills and content for rock hounds

AUTHOR(S)
Veal, William R.; Chandler, Anna T.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Science Scope;Sep2008, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Science Experiment
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of educational station to develop inquiry skills and content for rock cycle. A station is a student-centered activity that is located in a certain area of the classroom in which a student learns content through a hands-on activity. It is stated that stations enable middle school science teachers to implement the abundance of available activities that incorporate content, standards and inquiry skills. Stations have been used in elementary classrooms to introduce concepts, develop student motor and process skills, and promote inquiry learning. It can be implemented to develop inquiry skills through investigating questions, designing and conducting experiments and drawing conclusions.
ACCESSION #
34156619

 

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