Cranial Creations In Life Science: 45 Cooperative Learning Activities For Life Science Classes
1993. Charles R. Downing and Owen L. Miller. This reproducible book allows you to integrate cooperative learning with a cross-disciplinary approach. Group activities develop critical thinking skills such as analysis, synthesis, extrapolation, and interpretation. As students explore life science concepts, they also use mathematics, writing, art, and language skills. Students investigate such topics as Comparative Anatomy, Evolution, Botany, Ecology, Science Careers, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, and Zoology as they develop abilities in scientific inquiry, lab methods, library research, creative expression, and more. Along with reproducible student activity sheets and accompanying teacher instructions, you get: suggestions for directing group activities, guidelines for grading students’ writing, and critique forms for student evaluations of each others’ writing. 180 pages, coil bound. Grades 7 and up.