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Investigating Science - Junior Cycle

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Investigating Science is an exciting new textbook for Junior Cycle Science. The inquiry-based approach allows students to actively seek solutions, design investigations and ask new questions as they learn about the nature of science.

  • Learning outcomes are referenced for the teacher and translated into student-friendly learning intentions.
  • The Nature of Science strand is integrated throughout and referenced in the learning outcomes.
  • Keywords at the start of each unit assist with literacy strategies.
  • Lightbulb questions throughout the units encourage students to explore their prior knowledge.
  • Investigations develop an understanding of scientific processes and how to use evidence to support explanations and develop inquiry skills.
  • Demonstrations can be done by the teacher, but some are easily converted into whole-class exercises.
  • Concise and student-friendly definitions of key concepts present an appropriate level of information.
  • Checkpoint questions throughout the units can be used as a form of assessment for learning (AfL) and as homework.
  • The ‘What I have learned’ summary at the end of each unit allows for assessment of progress.
  • Question Time at the end of each unit incorporates fill in the blanks, comprehension and inquiry questions.

    There is a FREE eBOOK with this textbook! Your unique code is on the inside front cover. INVESTIGATING SCIENCE WORKBOOK : FREE with each textbook purchased, this valuable resource provides wordsearches/crosswords and additional questions for every unit in the textbook.>

School Level: Secondary

Class: Junior Cert

Subject: Science

ISBN-10: 071716750x

ISBN-13: 9780717167500

Barcode: 9780717167500

Publisher: Gill Education

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Author: Stephen Comiskey, Sean Kelleher and Sinead Kelly

Product: Book

Format: Softback

Edition: 1st Edition

Language: English

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Publication Date: 2016

Investigating Science is an exciting new textbook for Junior Cycle Science. The inquiry-based approach allows students to actively seek solutions, design investigations and ask new questions as they learn about the nature of science.

  • Learning outcomes are referenced for the teacher and translated into student-friendly learning intentions.
  • The Nature of Science strand is integrated throughout and referenced in the learning outcomes.
  • Keywords at the start of each unit assist with literacy strategies.
  • Lightbulb questions throughout the units encourage students to explore their prior knowledge.
  • Investigations develop an understanding of scientific processes and how to use evidence to support explanations and develop inquiry skills.
  • Demonstrations can be done by the teacher, but some are easily converted into whole-class exercises.
  • Concise and student-friendly definitions of key concepts present an appropriate level of information.
  • Checkpoint questions throughout the units can be used as a form of assessment for learning (AfL) and as homework.
  • The ‘What I have learned’ summary at the end of each unit allows for assessment of progress.
  • Question Time at the end of each unit incorporates fill in the blanks, comprehension and inquiry questions.

    There is a FREE eBOOK with this textbook! Your unique code is on the inside front cover. INVESTIGATING SCIENCE WORKBOOK : FREE with each textbook purchased, this valuable resource provides wordsearches/crosswords and additional questions for every unit in the textbook.>

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