Hawker Brownlow Education

Thinking Like a Scientist: Lessons that Develop Habits of Mind and Thinking Skills for Gifted Young Scientists in Years 5-6

Author: Lenore Teevan

Availability: In Stock

Code: PRU9778

ISBN: 9781760019778

No of Pages: 118

Publish date: 09/05/2019

Price: $49.95


Thinking Like a Scientist focuses on high-interest, career-related topics in the primary curriculum related to science. Students will explore interdisciplinary content, foster creativity and develop higher-order thinking skills with activities aligned to relevant learning area standards.

Through inquiry-based investigations, students will explore what scientists do, engage in critical thinking, learn about scientific tools and research, and examine careers in scientific fields.

Thinking Like a Scientist reflects key emphases of curricula from the Center for Gifted Education at William & Mary, including the development of process skills in various learning areas and the enhancement of discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind through hands-on activities.

Thinking Like a Scientist:

  • develops students’ higher-level thinking

  • enhances discipline-specific thinking and habits of mind

  • perfect for enrichment programs.