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100 1 _aStaff, 826 National.
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245 1 0 _aSTEM to Story :
_bEnthralling and Effective Lesson Plans for Grades 5-8.
250 _a1st ed.
264 1 _aNew York, NY :
_bJohn Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,
_c2015.
264 4 _c©2015.
300 _a1 online resource (736 pages)
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505 0 _aCover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- PREFACE -- HOW TO USE THIS BOOK -- Science and Writing -- What Is STEM? -- Science Teaching -- An Important Note on Safety -- And Finally, a Roundup of Our Best Tips -- SCIENCE-O-PEDIA: A GLOSSARY -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- THE AUTHORS -- 826's History -- THE CONTRIBUTORS -- CHAPTER 1: THE SCIENCE OF SAVING DAYLIGHT -- CHAPTER 2: TECHNICALLY SPEAKING -- Session 1: Engineering Airplanes -- Session 2: Make It Better -- CHAPTER 3: IT'S (PARTIALLY) ROCKET SCIENCE AND (MOSTLY) ICE CREAM -- Session 1: Ice Cream -- Session 2: Staying Cool -- CHAPTER 4: PLANET OOBLECK -- Session 1: Oobleck -- Session 2: Is It Alive? -- CHAPTER 5: HOW TO WRITE SCIENCE FICTION -- Session 1: Exploring Technology -- Session 2: Imagine a World … -- Session 3: Create the Character(s) -- Session 4: Bring Your World and Your Characters Together -- CHAPTER 6: MAKING WAVES -- CHAPTER 7: THERE MAY BE BONES -- Session 1: Excavation -- Session 2: Hypotheses -- Session 3: A Closer Look -- CHAPTER 8: TINFOIL SHIPBUILDING -- CHAPTER 9: WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE, NOR ANY DROP TO DRINK -- Session 1: Contamination -- Session 2: Filtration -- Session 3: Final Challenge -- CHAPTER 10: THE SCIENCE OF SUPERPOWERS -- Session 1: I Am From … (Origin Poems and DNA) -- Session 2: Up, Up, and Away! (Secret Power Poems and Flight) -- Session 3: Quick, to Safety! (Secret Lair Building and Haikus) -- Session 4: Saving the Day (Prose Poems and the Great Egg Drop) -- CHAPTER 11: INFINITE RECESS -- Session 1: Fractal Poetry -- Session 2: Leaving Space and Time -- CHAPTER 12: REWRITING THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE -- Session 1: The Day the Zombies Came -- Session 2: Humanity Breaks Through (We Hope) -- Session 3: Zombies Evolve -- Session 4: The Day the Zombies Died (!?!) -- APPENDIX -- Handy Lesson Links -- Self-Assessment Checklists.
505 8 _aCommon Core Curriculum Standards for English Language Arts -- Next Generation Science Standards -- INDEX -- End User License Agreement.
520 _aBring STEM to life for students with zombies, rockets, celebrities, and more STEM to Story: Enthralling and Effective Lesson Plans for Grades 5-8 inspires learning through fun, engaging, and meaningful lesson plans that fuse hands-on discovery in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with creative writing. The workshop activities within the book are the innovative result of a partnership between 826 National's proven creative writing model and Time Warner Cable's Connect a Million Minds, an initiative dedicated to connecting young people to the wonders of STEM through hands-on learning. Authentically aligned with both the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards, this book provides teachers, after-school and out-of-school providers, and parents with field-tested lessons, workshops, and projects designed by professionals in each field. Including reflective observations by arts and science celebrities like Jon Scieszka, Mayim Bialik, and Steve Hockensmith, lessons feature bonus activities, fun facts, and teaching points for instructors at every level. These quirky, exploratory lessons will effectively awaken student imaginations and passions for both STEM and creative writing, encourage identity with scientific endeavors, and make both science and writing fun. Grades five through eight is the critical period for engaging students in STEM, and this book is designed specifically to appeal to - and engage - this age group. The guided curricula fosters hands-on discovery, deep learning, and rich inquiry skills while feeling more like play than school, and has proven popular and effective with both students and teachers. Awaken student imagination and get them excited about STEM Fuse creative writing with STEM using hands-on activities Make scientific principles relevant to students' lives Inspire students to
520 8 _aexplore STEM topics further The demand for STEM workers is closely linked to global competitiveness, and a successful future in STEM depends upon an early introduction to the scientific mindset. The challenge for teachers is to break through students' preconceptions of STEM fields as "hard" or "boring," to show them that STEM is everywhere, it's relevant, and it's loads of fun. For proven lesson plans with just a dash of weird, STEM to Story is a dynamic resource, adaptable and applicable in school, after school, and at home.
588 _aDescription based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
590 _aElectronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
650 0 _aScience -- Study and teaching (Elementary);Creative writing (Elementary education).
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776 0 8 _iPrint version:
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_tSTEM to Story : Enthralling and Effective Lesson Plans for Grades 5-8
_dNew York, NY : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2015
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797 2 _aProQuest (Firm)
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