MIDDLE GRADE SCIENCE 2011 EARTHS STRUCTURESTUDENT EDITION - NATL Author:Pearson Education Interactive Science: A Science Curriculum by Pearson Grade 6-8 Earth's Structure Introducing Earth Minerals and Rocks Plate Tectonics Earthquakes Volcanoes Interact with your World! Pearson is proud to present Interactive Science, a next generation K-8 science program featuring an innovative write-in student edition that make... more »s learning personal, relevant, and engaging. Three Pathways for Learning Reading. Inquiry. Digital. Pearson?s K-8 Interactive Science program features 3 pathways to match the way your students learn and the way you like to teach! ?This is your book.
You can write in it!? Engage the Page. With Interactive Science, students can write in their books giving them a true sense of ownership. Students get all of the content, interactivity, and practice they need between the covers of a single book. Inquiry at every level Have fun! Be a scientist! Interactive Science features multiple levels of inquiry scaffolded to provide access for all learners. Personalized Technology Go online, anytime! Interactive Science?s digital path is a complete online course featuring exciting Untamed Science Videos, Interactive Art Simulations, and innovative personalized learning solutions like My Science Coach and My Reading Web. Introducing Interactive Science, a next-generation middle grades science program that makes learning personal, engaging, and relevant for today's student. Interactive Science features an innovative write-in student edition that enables students to become active participants in their learning and truly connect the Big Ideas of Science to their world. Hold the attention of your media-savvy learners with digital and online teaching options that blend seamlessly with the write-in student edition to create a unique experience for all learning and teaching styles. Interactive Science Research Base Interactive Science for grades K-8 is based on the most meaningful research and best practices from academic research and from some of the most highly regarded experts in science education. What results is a program rooted in sound learning approaches, teaching strategies, and ideas to engage all learners, to maximize their learning, so that they can apply their thinking. Preliminary Research Results Interactive Science conducted a preliminary research study with PRES Associates, an independent educational research firm. Students showed a statistically significant improvement from pre- to post-testing after using the Interactive Science program. Students improved their performance as measured by multiple-choice, fill in the blank, and constructed response items. Full year efficacy study Interactive Science is currently conducting a full year efficacy study with an independent research firm (PRES Associates).« less