40 Hands-on Activities to Inspire A Love of LearningBook - 2015 | First edition.
A multidisciplinary activity book from four core academic areas-math, science, language arts, and social studies Unlike the many activity books devoted solely to one type of activity-science experiments, art activities, math games, brain teasers, and the like- Curious Minds takes a multidisciplinary approach, incorporating science, social studies, math, language arts, world languages, and more in 40 hands-on activities that promote kids' critical thinking and engaged interest in the world they live in. Designed for teachers, parents, or homeschoolers searching for new ways to motivate students aged 9--12, this illustrated resource provides a short mini-lesson for each activity, giving educational background information, related lingo, a materials list, step-by-step directions, and guidance for extending the activity. The wide range of activities-from exploring the physics of parachute flight to making homemade ink to testing how pollutants affect plants-ensures every learner's interest will be piqued.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Zephyr Press, an imprint of Chicago Review Press Incorporated, 
Edition: First edition.
Branch Call Number: 371.3 KOLSTED
Characteristics: 146 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm