Ready, Set, SCIENCE!

Putting Research to Work in K-8 Science Classrooms


Ready, Set, Science! guides the way by providing a practical and accessible account of essential research about teaching and learning science in kindergarten through eighth grade. Based on the National Research Council report Taking Science to School: Learning and Teaching Science in Grades K-8, this book reviews principles derived from the latest educational research and applies them to effective teaching practice.


Ready, Set, Science! takes the reader into the classroom to bring research findings to life and make the implications of the research clear and stimulating. This book will be an essential resource for science education practitioners and contains information that will be useful to anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in the teaching of science, including parents.


ISBN 978-0-309-10614-6; 220 pages, 8 1/4 × 10, paperback, $22.95

Taking Science to School: Learning and Teaching Science in Grades K-8

What is science for a child? How do children learn about science and how to do science? Drawing on a vast array of work from neuroscience to classroom observation, Taking Science to School provides a comprehensive picture of what we know about teaching and learning science from kindergarten through eighth grade. This book provides a basic foundation for guiding science teaching and supporting students in their learning.


It is an excellent resource for any individual working in science education. Educators in all areas will find this book to be practical as they develop and improve the ways that children are taught science in their local schools or school system.

  • Review for Taking Science to School, Thomas Brown, Science Teacher, NSTA Recommends

ISBN 978-0-309-10205-6; 404 pages, 7 × 10, hardback, $49.95


Use the form on the reverse of this card to order your copies.

Ready, Set, SCIENCE!

Putting Research to Work in K-8 Science Classrooms


Ready, Set, Science! guides the way by providing a practical and accessible account of essential research about teaching and learning science in kindergarten through eighth grade. Based on the National Research Council report Taking Science to School: Learning and Teaching Science in Grades K-8, this book reviews principles derived from the latest educational research and applies them to effective teaching practice.


Ready, Set, Science! takes the reader into the classroom to bring research findings to life and make the implications of the research clear and stimulating. This book will be an essential resource for science education practitioners and contains information that will be useful to anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in the teaching of science, including parents.


ISBN 978-0-309-10614-6; 220 pages, 8 1/4 × 10, paperback, $22.95

Taking Science to School: Learning and Teaching Science in Grades K-8

What is science for a child? How do children learn about science and how to do science? Drawing on a vast array of work from neuroscience to classroom observation, Taking Science to School provides a comprehensive picture of what we know about teaching and learning science from kindergarten through eighth grade. This book provides a basic foundation for guiding science teaching and supporting students in their learning.


It is an excellent resource for any individual working in science education. Educators in all areas will find this book to be practical as they develop and improve the ways that children are taught science in their local schools or school system.

  • Review for Taking Science to School, Thomas Brown, Science Teacher, NSTA Recommends

ISBN 978-0-309-10205-6; 404 pages, 7 × 10, hardback, $49.95


Use the form on the reverse of this card to order your copies.



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