Exploring Design Investigations Through Science Research Projects (Paperback)
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This book empowers teens by tapping into their interests and imaginations through opportunities to design unique science projects. Intriguing hands-on projects are closely tied to the Next Generation Science Standards. Fun projects like growing hydroponic plants and attention-grabbing topics like slime and electromagnetic trains draw students into active learning. Curiosity-sparking sidebars include high-interest topics like space exploration and satellites. Through project-based learning students develop strategies for testing, analyzing data, and using critical thinking. Readers learn to present their discoveries with peer presentations. The author, a degreed chemical engineer and professional project manager, voices genuine enthusiasm for science projects.