Scientific inquiry requires students to use higher order thinking skills as they learn science using a hands-on minds-on approach. In a large country like India, where most of the population is uneducated, the role of science in dissemination of education through television cannot be denied. Truly, Science has given ears to the deaf, eyes to the blind and limbs to the crippled. This ‘post-normal’ tripe does indeed sound alot like diagnosing an illness, rather than doing real science.
In the sphere of science there are some examples of visual vanishing such as the evaporation of water or sublimation of ice or snow. PNS comprises those inquiries that occur at the interfaces of science and policy where uncertainties and value-loadings are critical.
We also perform program evaluations, or the evaluation of the relevance, performance and cost-effectiveness of science and technology programs. This is a time when Montessori classroom or school science fairs can be used to encourage scientific exploration, research, and promote the sharing of ideas with others.
She is keeping a notebook with notes of her daily watering schedule and any observations she has! This science project will also be a great demonstration at a science fair where students need to present their idea and information about why it works. Or both can be explained in terms of the life science degrees of Environmental Science and Management is independently organising a September workshop entitled Exploring the life science degrees and science.
The new science book and the movement it is creating, will be the fuel for the next revolution in science. I was asked by Jenny from Luckeyfrog’s Lillypad to join her in talking about great science and social studies websites. Still directly tied to the Five Great Lessons, the Montessori upper elementary science curriculum is about further development of the scientific method.