Tinkering Kids Learning by Making Stuff by Curt Gabrielson
  

Synopsis

Tinkering Kids Learning by Making Stuff by Curt Gabrielson

After-school and out-of-school programs - as well as home schooling - have been growing steadily for nearly a decade, but instructors are still searching for high-interest content that ties into science standards without the rigidity of current classroom canon. The author draws on more than 15 years of experience doing hands-on science to facilitate tinkering: learning science while fooling around with real things. In this book, you'll learn: Tinkering techniques in key science areas How to let kids learn science with hands-on tinkering Engaging techniques for science learning at home, in school, or at a makerspace or library Step-by-step instructions for activities that don't end with a single project, but that provide many paths for tinkering forward .

About the Author

Curt Gabrielson runs the Watsonville Environmental Science Workshop and works with science education in East Timor. He has been a science educator for more than 20 years, with positions in the California public schools, the National University of East Timor, and San Francisco's Exploratorium Teacher Institute.

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Format

Paperback
268 pages

Author

Curt Gabrielson
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Publisher

Maker Media an imprint of O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA

Publication date

15th November 2013

ISBN

9781449361013


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