Activity-based

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Title:

 Living in a material world

Authors:

   Blackburn, Lucy

Source:

   Times Educational Supplement; 10/5/2007 Issue 4757, special section 2 p46-46, 1p, 1c


Abstract:

   The article presents a British teacher's suggestion for teaching science using household waste. The author describes an activity she uses with primary-school students, for which students reach blindly into a bag, locate and object, and describe it to others. From this she proceeds to add exploratory discussion, vocabulary building, and a discussion on recycling. She provides curriculum objectives for the activity and explains various student roles related to ability.