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                                            ...Using the Research Investigation Process (RIP®)                                                      

  

 

Edited by Robert E. Landsman, PhD

...Research Scientist & Developer of the RIP® Model

Foreword by Robert E. Yager, PhD

...Former President of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) & current Director of NSTA's Exemplary Science Programs (ESP)

Teachers! Learn how your colleagues have successfully invited scientific inquiry into the classroom as both a thinking and learning tool to meet the visions of the National Science Education Standards (NSES) and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

This book was written by classroom teachers and a research scientist to show the Why and How of inquiry-based instruction at its best.

456 pages.

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                                  Contents

 

   Foreword

More Emphasis on the How vs. the What

Robert E. Yager. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . vi

 

   Preface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xviii

 

   How to Use This Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xxi

 

   More Emphasis on Next Generation Learners

Chapter 1: Supporting the Next Generation of Scientific Practices

with More Emphasis on Learners and Their Thinking

Robert E. Landsman and Irene H. Kamimura. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

 

   Observation

Chapter 2: Spilling of Old Knowledge onto New Ways of Learning

Lori LoRusso . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

Chapter 3: Caterpillar to Butterfly: Transforming Kindergartners

into Scientific Inquirers

Glendene Otake. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

 

   Research Question

Chapter 4: How Noisy Is Sound? Science Building on Science

Wendy Gonsalves. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  97

 

   Background Information

Chapter 5: RIP~ing Beyond Science with Slippers and

M&M’s (Critical Thinking in Social Studies and Mathematics)

Maki Fullerton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121

 

   Hypothesis

Chapter 6: If Students RIP into Termite Nature, Then They Will Build

Science Understanding Because Inquiry Leads to Knowledge

Anne McKnight. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153

 

   Method

Chapter 7: The Special Needs Student and Scientific Inquiry:

A Successful Tale

Susan Kamida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183

   Method and RIP® Storyboard

Chapter 8: Magnifying Student Wonder Through Scientific Inquiry

Joyce Luka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209

 

   Results

Chapter 9: S-c-i-e-n-c-e in Our Class Spells Fun!

Crystal Doi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243

Chapter 10: Should I Keep My Lucky Socks?

Donna Chrisman, Barbara Enzensperger, Kyle Haws, & Brenna Enzensperger . . . . . . . . . . . 279

 

   Discussion and Conclusion

Chapter 11: Cigarette Smokers Conclude “Not in My Body!”

Carrie Bashaw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315

 

   Next Step

Chapter 12: RIP~ing Away Barriers to Science Education:

Inquiry Through the Research Investigation Process

Robert E. Landsman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 349

 

   Look at Us Now!

Chapter 13: Impact of Instruction Through Scientific Inquiry

Using the RIP Model

Robert E. Landsman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 383

 

   References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 398

 

   Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 408

 

                                                       Assistant Editors

    Irene H. Kamimura-Managing Editor

    Laurie Szostak-Layout Editor
    Linda Leveen-Assistant Copy Editor
                        

                              

         
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