How Come

Author: Kathy Wollard
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761183108
Size: 31.37 MB
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How Come? explains, in fascinating detail, more than 200 mysteries and phenomena in the world around us. These are the questions that pique kids’ curiosity—and stump parents.

How Come Planet Earth

Author: Kathy Wollard
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780613889841
Size: 24.61 MB
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Answers to approximately 135 of kids' science questions about people, animals, and the natural world, such as why cats purr and why our fingers wrinkle in water.

What S The Big Idea

Author: Vicki Cobb
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1626365008
Size: 61.86 MB
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Why don't we feel the Earth move? Why does an ice cube float? Why can't you unscramble an egg? Why can't we live forever? These are all questions that a curious kid might ask.

Biology For Every Kid

Author: Janice Pratt VanCleave
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Size: 60.96 MB
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This reference indicates the purpose of the experiment, all materials needed, and the correct method for carrying it out, concluding each with a scientific explanation of the result

Janice Vancleave S Engineering For Every Kid

Author: Janice VanCleave
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118045763
Size: 75.14 MB
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Plus, the book's 25 projects can easily be used in the classroom, as the basis of a science fair project, or at home just for fun!


Author: Dan Kainen
ISBN: 9781523501472
Size: 20.48 MB
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After last year's success with Jungle (over 215,000 copies in print in just a few months), here comes Wild -- the book, and the idea, for which the series could have been invented. Wild captures eight endangered animals in living motion.

Teaching Science To Every Child

Author: John Settlage
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113673158X
Size: 35.30 MB
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The teacher's question is the stimulus, the student's answer is the response, and
the evaluation by the teacher is the feedback. Teaching that makes use of
questioning strategies can also be explained using two other views of learning:
individual and social constructivism. □ A thoughtful teacher will vary the use of
teaching techniques depending on the learning goals at that moment. As a
lesson progresses through the learning cycle, the questions a teacher asks and
the responses to ...

Scientific Explanation

Author: Philip Kitcher
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 0816657653
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I suggest that van Fraassen's illuminating discussion of why -questions is best
seen not as a solution to all the problems of the theory of explanation, but as a
means of tackling the problems of the first type (see section 1). ... Thus one
conception of the central problem of explanation — I shall call it the Hempelian
conception — is the question of defining the class of genuine relevance relations
that occur in the ideal why-questions of each and every science at each and
every time.

Methodological Variance

Author: Giridhari Lal Pandit
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401131740
Size: 75.99 MB
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(3) How are such questions, if any, related to other types of important questions in
the sciences – e.g., the whether-questions and the explanation-seeking why-
questions? (4) What is the nature of ideological commitment in science? I think
that it is necessary for every individual science, such as physics, to make, if only
to begin with, subject-specific assumptions rich enough to raise subject-specific
what-questions such as the following: (1) What are the physical properties of ...