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Understanding Living Things

by: John Haysom and Michael Bowen

Predict, Observe, Explain (POE) sequences provide an important way to enhance students' understanding of important scientific ideas. In this chapter, the series of experiments help students understand living things. The experiments include concepts such as light and plant growth, the geotropic effect, patterns of leg movements in insects, stimulus and response in earthworms, and heat transfer in living things.

Grade Levels

Elementary High School Middle School

Topics

Instructional Materials Life Science

Details

Type Book ChapterPub Date 10/1/2010Stock # PB281X_13

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