National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science): Big Ideas Student Book

  • AUTHORS: Randy Bell; Malcolm Butler; Judith Lederman; Kathy Cabe Trundle; Nell Duke; David W Moore
  • ISBN-13: 9780736277105 
  • Grade(s): 3
  • 224 Pages  Hardcover 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2011     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

The Big Ideas Student Book delivers core science content. It focuses instruction directly on the science topics by centering chapters on Big Ideas. "Meet a Scientist" sections provide concrete examples of scientific study in practice. "Become an Expert" sections portray science through real-world contexts.

Features

  • Built to target key science standards, National Geographic Science is a research-based, core program that brings science learning to life through the lens of National Geographic.
  • Immerse students in the nature of science and science practices, unlock the Big Ideas of science for all learners, and build scientific and content literacy.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Randy Bell

    Associate Professor of Science Education, University of Virginia Dr. Randy Bell began his career as a forest researcher in the Pacific Northwest. His interest in sharing science with others led him to pursue a teaching license, and he taught science for six years in rural eastern Oregon. Currently, Dr. Bell teaches pre-service teachers, provides professional development for practicing teachers, and researches and develops curricular materials. Randy’s two primary areas of research include teaching and learning about the nature of scientific knowledge, and assessing the impact of educational technology on science teaching and learning.

    Dr. Bell's monograph is titled Teaching the Nature of Science.

  • Malcolm Butler

    Associate Professor of Science Education, University of South Florida Dr. Malcolm Butler’s teaching and research addresses multicultural issues in the classroom. He has worked to support typically underserved student populations and has interest in the areas of writing to learn in science, science content for elementary teachers, and coastal and environmental education professional development for teachers. He has written and contributed to many academic journal articles including “The Invisible Science Educator,” presented at the 2007 National Science Foundation conference.

    Dr. Butler's monograph is titled Motivating Young Students to be Successful in Science.

  • Judith Lederman

    Director of Teacher Education, Illinois Institute of Technology Dr. Judith Lederman has taught science in classrooms ranging from pre-K science to graduate level education courses and post-graduate professional development workshops. Dr. Lederman is known nationally and internationally for her work in the teaching and learning of Scientific Inquiry in both formal and informal settings. In 2008, she was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to work with a South African university, museum educators, and K-12 science teachers in the area of Scientific Inquiry and Nature of Science. Judith served on the Board of Directors of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and as President of the Council for Elementary Science International (CESI).

    Dr. Lederman's monograph is titled Teaching Scientific Inquiry.

  • Kathy Cabe Trundle

    Associate Professor of Science Education, Ohio State University Dr. Kathy Trundle currently teaches master’s and doctoral level courses in science education. She studies children’s and adult’s understandings of Earth and space science concepts, and she has been very active in the development of sciencce teacher education programs. Dr. Trundle was the recipient of the 2008 Outstanding Science Teacher Educator of the Year presented by the Association for Science Teacher Education, an international organization.

    Dr. Trundle's monograph is titled Teaching Science During the Early Childhood Years.

  • Nell Duke

    Professor of Teacher Education and Educational Psychology, Michigan State University Dr. Nell Duke's research and teaching focuses primarily on young children—pre-kindergarten through grade two. She is particularly interested in how young children learn to comprehend informational text and what teachers can do to facilitate that process. Dr. Duke has received awards for her research from the International Reading Association, the National Council of Teachers of English, the National Reading Conference, and the American Educational Research Association. She is author and co-author of numerous journal articles, book chapters, and books, including Reading and Writing Informational Text in the Primary Grades: Research-Based Practices and Literacy and the Youngest Learner: Best Practices for Educators of Children from Birth to Five.

  • David W Moore

    Professor of Education Arizona State University Dr. David Moore taught high school social students and reading in Arizona public schools before entering college teaching. He currently teaches secondary school teacher preparation courses in adolescent literacy. He co-chaired the International Reading Association’s Commission on Adolescent Literacy and is actively involved with several professional associations. His twenty-five year publication record balances research reports, professional articles, book chapters, and books. Noteworthy publications include the International Reading Association position statement on adolescent literacy and the Handbook of the Reading Research chapter on secondary school reading. Recent books include Teaching Adolescents Who Struggle with Reading (2nd ed.) and Principled Practices for Adolescent Literacy.

    Dr. Moore's monographs include: Direct Instruction: Targeted Strategies for Student Success, Robust Vocabulary Instruction, Build Reading Power: Strategies for Comprehension, and Reading Comprehension Strategies, Why Vocabulary Instruction Matters, Science through Literacy, and Supporting Geography Learners with Texts.

Components

Teacher Components

  • National Geographic Science 3: Assessment Handbook  (ISBN-10: 0736277439 | ISBN-13: 9780736277433)
    The Assessment Handbook provides complete tools for monitoring progress and student achievement. It includes chapter and unit tests, rubrics, and self-assessments.
    Price = 132.75
  • National Geographic Science 3: Science ExamView® CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0736277501 | ISBN-13: 9780736277501)
    Create and customize tests to print or deliver on a computer.
    Price = 44.50
  • National Geographic Science 3: Learning Masters  (ISBN-10: 0736277412 | ISBN-13: 9780736277419)
    The Learning Masters book utilizes the Blackline Masters to practice vocabulary, engage in activities, and more. It includes graphic organizers and take-home letters.
    Price = 179.50
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science): Teacher's Edition, Spanish  (ISBN-10: 1285466578 | ISBN-13: 9781285466576)
    The Spanish edition of the Teacher's Edition is your complete resource for planning and instruction.
    Price = 64.25
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science): Teacher’s Edition  (ISBN-10: 0736277358 | ISBN-13: 9780736277358)
    The Teacher's Edition is your complete resource for planning and instruction.
    Price = 64.25

Student Supplements

  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life, Earth, and Physical Science): myNGconnect (6-year license)  (ISBN-10: 0736290974 | ISBN-13: 9780736290975)
    Students and teachers can access the entire National Geographic Science program through our CODiE Award-winning website, myNGconnect. For students, eEditions of each student book, extensive digital image and video clips, and vocabulary games enhance learning through interactivity. For teachers, access to teacher eEditions, an online lesson planner, and a classroom presentation tool make instruction and assessment easy to customize.
    Price = 70.25
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science): Big Ideas Student Book, Spanish  (ISBN-10: 1285466535 | ISBN-13: 9781285466538)
    The Spanish edition of the Big Ideas Student Book delivers the core content of the science instruction for the unit. It focuses directly on the science topic by centering on Big Ideas.
    Price = 26.00
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science): Big Ideas Student eBook, Spanish  (ISBN-10: 1285630416 | ISBN-13: 9781285630410)
    The Spanish eBook of the Big Ideas Student Book delivers the core content of the science instruction for the unit. It focuses directly on the science topic by centering on Big Ideas.
    Price = 26.00
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science): Science Inquiry Kit  (ISBN-10: 0736283846 | ISBN-13: 9780736283847)
    The Science Inquiry Kits are plastic unit bins containing materials required to successfully complete the inquiry activities embedded in the National Geographic Science program. Activities are conveniently packaged in resealable plastic bags and labeled for easy access.
    Price = 666.00
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science: Explore On Your Own Pathfinder): Animals of Denali  (ISBN-10: 0736277153 | ISBN-13: 9780736277150)
    Single copy of Animals of Denali (Pathfinder). Adventure with the wild animals and people of the Denali National Park in Alaska through the changing seasons.
    Price = 6.00
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    8 copies of Animals of Denali (Pathfinder). Adventure with the wild animals and people of the Denali National Park in Alaska through the changing seasons.

    The Explore On Your Own Pioneer and Pathfinder books enable all students to deepen science content knowledge with identical content at two reading levels: Pioneer (grades 2-4) and Pathfinder (grades 4-6). They also provide the opportunity for students to independently apply multiple reading comprehension strategies.
    Price = 48.00
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science: Explore On Your Own Pathfinder): Leapin' Lizards  (ISBN-10: 0736277145 | ISBN-13: 9780736277143)
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    8 copies of Leapin' Lizards (Pathfinder). Lizards are amazing animals. They can crawl, run and climb. Some can swim and some can even jump!

    The Explore On Your Own Pioneer and Pathfinder books enable all students to deepen science content knowledge with identical content at two reading levels: Pioneer (grades 2-4) and Pathfinder (grades 4-6). They also provide the opportunity for students to independently apply multiple reading comprehension strategies.
    Price = 48.00
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science: Explore On Your Own Pathfinder): Piggyback Plants  (ISBN-10: 0736277161 | ISBN-13: 9780736277167)
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    Price = 6.00
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    8 copies of Piggyback Plants (Pathfinder). Discover the amazing world of epipytes. These plants grow without soil.

    The Explore On Your Own Pioneer and Pathfinder books enable all students to deepen science content knowledge with identical content at two reading levels: Pioneer (grades 2-4) and Pathfinder (grades 4-6). They also provide the opportunity for students to independently apply multiple reading comprehension strategies.
    Price = 48.00
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science: Explore On Your Own Pioneer): Animals of Denali  (ISBN-10: 0736277129 | ISBN-13: 9780736277129)
    Single copy of Animals of Denali (Pioneer). Adventure with the wild animals and people of the Denali National Park in Alaska through the changing seasons.
    Price = 6.00
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science: Explore On Your Own Pioneer): Animals of Denali, 8-pack  (ISBN-10: 0736284206 | ISBN-13: 9780736284202)
    8 copies of Animals of Denali (Pioneer). Adventure with the wild animals and people of the Denali National Park in Alaska through the changing seasons.

    The Explore On Your Own Pioneer and Pathfinder books enable all students to deepen science content knowledge with identical content at two reading levels: Pioneer (grades 2-4) and Pathfinder (grades 4-6). They also provide the opportunity for students to independently apply multiple reading comprehension strategies.
    Price = 48.00
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science: Explore On Your Own Pioneer): Leapin' Lizards  (ISBN-10: 0736277110 | ISBN-13: 9780736277112)
    Single copy of Leapin' Lizards (Pioneer). Lizards are amazing animals. They can crawl, run and climb. Some can swim and some can even jump!
    Price = 6.00
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science: Explore On Your Own Pioneer): Leapin' Lizards, 8-pack  (ISBN-10: 0736284192 | ISBN-13: 9780736284196)
    8 copies of Leapin' Lizards (Pioneer). Lizards are amazing animals. They can crawl, run and climb. Some can swim and some can even jump!

    The Explore On Your Own Pioneer and Pathfinder books enable all students to deepen science content knowledge with identical content at two reading levels: Pioneer (grades 2-4) and Pathfinder (grades 4-6). They also provide the opportunity for students to independently apply multiple reading comprehension strategies.
    Price = 48.00
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science: Explore On Your Own Pioneer): Piggyback Plants  (ISBN-10: 0736277137 | ISBN-13: 9780736277136)
    Single copy of Piggyback Plants (Pioneer). Discover the amazing world of epipytes. These plants grow without soil.
    Price = 6.00
  • National Geographic Science 3 (Life Science: Explore On Your Own Pioneer): Piggyback Plants, 8-pack  (ISBN-10: 0736284214 | ISBN-13: 9780736284219)
    8 copies of Piggyback Plants (Pioneer). Discover the amazing world of epipytes. These plants grow without soil.

    The Explore On Your Own Pioneer and Pathfinder books enable all students to deepen science content knowledge with identical content at two reading levels: Pioneer (grades 2-4) and Pathfinder (grades 4-6). They also provide the opportunity for students to independently apply multiple reading comprehension strategies.
    Price = 48.00
  • National Geographic Science 3: Science Inquiry and Writing Book  (ISBN-10: 0736277331 | ISBN-13: 9780736277334)
    The Science Inquiry and Writing Book provides instruction and support for students in performing the four levels of inquiry activities directly related to content in the Big Ideas books. "Science in a Snap" investigations are quick activities that engage students in scientific inquiry. "Think Like a Scientist" and "Write Like a Scientist" sections build understanding of the nature of science and provide opportunities for students to practice scientific writing.
    Price = 21.25

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