qHands-on learning is 'learning by doing'. It requires students to become active participants as they investigate, experiment, design, create, role-play, cook and more, gaining an understanding of essential scientific concepts from these experiments. Hands-on learning motivates students and engages them in their learning. Instead of being told 'why' something occurs, they see it for themselves, directly observing science in action.q -- P. iii.Materials ac photos or footage of a solar eclipse; Internet; for each group: round objects to represent the Earth, sun and moon (balls, basketball, world ... Safety note: It is dangerous to directly watch a solar eclipse as it will damage the eyes.
|Publisher||:||R.I.C. Publications - 2007|