Appendix C
Resources for Teaching Science Through Inquiry

The following list represents a sampling of the many resources available to help teachers and others use inquiry as a basis for teaching and learning science. Whenever possible, we have listed Web sites or materials that themselves contain lists of resources. The reader is encouraged also to consult the References section in this publication for further information.

WEB SITES

These Web sites contain references to a wide variety of resources, including student curriculum materials, bibliographies, and professional development opportunities.


Eisenhower National Clearinghouse

The Ohio State University

http://www.enc.org/


Exploratorium Institute for Inquiry

http://www.exploratorium.edu/IFI/resources/websites.html


The Science Learning Network

http://www.sln.org/


Project 2061

American Association for the Advancement of Science

http://www.project2061.org/


Science Education Projects Funded by the National Science Foundation

http://watt.enc.org/nsf.html


Professional Development Summer Opportunities for Teachers

NSF-Funded Projects

http://www.ehr.nsf.gov/ehr/esie/teso/



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Appendix C Resources for Teaching Science Through Inquiry The following list represents a Exploratorium Institute for Inquiry sampling of the many resources http://www.exploratorium.edu/IFI/ available to help teachers and others resources/websites.html use inquiry as a basis for teaching and learning science. Whenever possible, The Science Learning Network we have listed Web sites or materials http://www.sln.org/ that themselves contain lists of resources. The reader is encouraged Project 2061 also to consult the References American Association for the Advance- section in this publication for further ment of Science information. http://www.project2061.org/ Science Education Projects Funded by WEB SITES the National Science Foundation These Web sites contain references http://watt.enc.org/nsf.html to a wide variety of resources, includ- ing student curriculum materials, Professional Development Summer bibliographies, and professional Opportunities for Teachers development opportunities. NSF-Funded Projects http://www.ehr.nsf.gov/ehr/esie/ Eisenhower National Clearinghouse teso/ The Ohio State University http://www.enc.org/ 189 APPENDIX C

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BOOKS JOURNALS Science for All Children: A Guide to The Science Teacher; Science and Improving Elementary Education Children National Science Teachers Association in Your School District National Science Resources Center/ http://www.nsta.org/pubs/tst/ Smithsonian Institution National Academy Press, Washington, Hands On! DC: 1997. TERC, Inc. http://www.nationalacademies.org/ http://www.terc.edu/handson/ publications/ handson.html Inquiry: Thoughts, Views, and Strate- Journal of Research in Science gies for the K-5 Classroom Teaching Foundations, Volume 2 National Association for Research in Division of Elementary, Secondary, Science Teaching and Informal Education http://science.coe.uwf.edu/narst/ National Science Foundation, Arling- jrstinfo.htm ton, VA: 1999. ENC Focus, A Magazine for Classroom Inquiry and Learning: Realizing Innovators Eisenhower National Clearinghouse Science Standards in the Classroom John W. Layman, George Ochoa, and for Mathematics and Science Henry Heikkinen Education The National Center for Cross Disci- http://www.enc.org/order/ plinary Teaching and Learning College Entrance Examination Board, Connect New York: 1996. Synergy Learning International, Inc. http://www.synergylearning.org Physics by Inquiry, Volumes I and II Lillian C. McDermott and the Physics RESOURCE GUIDES Education Group, University of Washington Resources for Teaching Elementary John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York: School Science 1996. National Science Resources Center/ Smithsonian Institution National Academy Press, Washington, DC: 1996. http://www.nap.edu 190 I N Q U I R Y A N D T H E N AT I O N A L S C I E N C E E D U C AT I O N S TA N D A R D S

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Resources for Teaching Middle School Science K-6: Investigating Classrooms, developed by WGBH Boston. Science National Science Resources Center/ http://www.wgbh.org/wgbh/learn/ Smithsonian Institution scilib/aboutvid.html/ National Academy Press, Washington, Teaching High School Science (avail- DC: 1998. able Fall 2000), developed by WGBH http://www.nap.edu Boston. http://www.wgbh.org/wgbh/learn/ THSS.html/ INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS Visualizing Growth: Changing the Way “Resource List: The ENC Collection” We Teach Science, developed by ENC Focus: A Magazine for Classroom WNED, the Buffalo Museum of Innovators, vol. 6, no. 1, 1999, Science, and the Buffalo Public pp. 39-62. Schools. Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education Available from the New York State http://www.enc.org/order/ Education Department (518-474-5862): Just Think: Problem Solving through Inquiry. VIDEO COLLECTIONS Collections of videos (with guide- Available from Heinemann (800-541- books) portraying inquiry-based 2086): teaching and learning include: Sense Making in Science Video Series, developed by TERC. Available from the Annenberg/ Corporation for Public Broadcasting Available from the Mr. Wizard (http://www.learner.org/): Institute (800-537-0008): Teacher to Teacher with Mr. Wizard, Private Universe Teacher Workshops, developed by the Mr. Wizard developed by The Harvard- Foundation. Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Science Images, developed by the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory. 191 APPENDIX C

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