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Science Buddies

by: Susan Ade Potenza

The Science Buddies program pairs a seventh-grade life science class with a second-or third-grade class in a yearlong partnership of science adventures. Over the course of the year these dual-grade learning groups work together on various science explorations—gardening, weather observation, and others—to explore concepts and practice science-process skills such as predicting, gathering, and analyzing data. The program has run for two years at our school and has been truly successful with both students and teachers.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2003Stock # sc03_040_04_40Volume 040Issue 04

NSTA Press produces classroom-ready activities, hands-on approaches to inquiry, relevant professional development, the latest scientific education news and research, assessment and standards-based instruction.

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