Aug 23 2014

Contact Information for Andrea O’Brien

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I can be contacted by email at maxworta@uww.edu or by phone at (262)472-5801.
I am available on Wednesday afternoons for consulting in person or an alternate time.

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Aug 13 2014

Websites to locate science tradebooks

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A list of the best websites for locating high quality science tradebooks
Websites to Locate Quality Science Nonfiction Books

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Aug 12 2014

Example of Text Set

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Text set example
Tree Text set sample

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Aug 12 2014

Multimodal Resources in Science

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Multimodal resources for text sets or other use in the classroom
Science Grant Multimodal Resources in Science

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Aug 11 2014

The 7Es of Inquiry Based Science

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  1. Elicit
  2. Engage
  3. Explore
  4. Explain
  5. Elaborate
  6. Evaluate
  7. Extend

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Eisenkraft

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Aug 11 2014

Crosscutting Concepts

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1.Patterns
2.Cause and Effect:  Mechanism and explanation
3.Scale, proportion, and quantity
4.Systems and system models
5.Energy and matter:  Flows, cycles, and conservation
6.Structure and function
7.Stability and change
Link to PowerPoint:
Crosscutting Concepts

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Aug 11 2014

Science and Engineering Practices

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1.Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering)
2.Developing and using models
3.Planning and carrying out investigations
4.Analyzing and interpreting data
5.Using mathematics and computational thinking
6.Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)
7.Engaging in argument from evidence
8.Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
PowerPoint Link Below:
Science and Engineering Practices

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Aug 01 2014

Guidelines for Evaluating Nonfiction

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Guidelines nonfiction(4)

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