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For the upper elementary and middle school teacher, this unique resource offers 150 science puzzle activities ranging from word scrambles, word searches and categorizing, to variations on crosswords and min-problems solvers to help you add challenge and humor to instruction while keeping lessons moving at a steady pace.

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For the upper elementary and middle school teacher, this unique resource offers 150 science puzzle activities ranging from word scrambles, word searches and categorizing, to variations on crosswords and min-problems solvers to help you add challenge and humor to instruction while keeping lessons moving at a steady pace.

With puzzles like theses, you can present science in a light-hearted manner, give a break from the daily routine, and provide and intrinsic motivator. Students feel good when they solve a puzzle.

And to make your job even easier, Science Puzzler! Is printed in a big spiral-bound format for easy photocopying and is organized into the three science areas and sections listed here along with a complete answer key at the end for easy access.

Life Science

  • The Cell
  • Genetics
  • Evolution
  • Plants
  • Invertebrates
  • Vertebrates
  • Human Skeleton
  • Human Body Systems
  • Health and Human Diseases
  • Ecology

Physical Science

  • Energy
  • Sound
  • Light
  • Electricity/Magnetism
  • Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemistry
  • Heat
  • Force and Motion
  • Potpourri

Earth Science

  • Minerals
  • Rocks
  • Weathering and Erosion
  • Earth Features
  • Fossils
  • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Nonrenewable Energy Sources
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Astronomy

You'll find these activities ideal for introducing a new topic, reviewing a lesson, awarding extra credit, or providing some fun following a lesson or tests. They offer a flexible, enjoyable and meaningful way to build student' knowledge of basic science terminology and concepts.

About the Author

Robert G. Hoehn (B.A., San Jose State University) has taught earth science, physical science, and biology in the Roseville Joint Union High School District of California high schools since 1963 and uses wit and humor daily as an educational tool. Author of numerous publications including Earth Science Curriculum Activities Kit (1991) and Science Starters! (1993), he counts seven National Summer Science grants from the National Science Foundation among his many accomplishments.

  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 087628859X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0876288597
  • Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 0.7 x 11 inches

Science Puzzlers!: 150 Ready-to-Use Activities to Make Learning Fun, Grades 4-8

$40.00Price