Featuring video! New Enhanced eBooks on GVRL provide teachers with curated video content and curriculum-aligned classroom tools, making lesson planning easy with engaging classroom-ready content.
UXL Ignition Science: Collaborative Projects helps students gain and sharpen collaboration skills though approximately 70 engaging projects that can be performed by 2-4 students. 13 overview chapters are aligned to NGSS standards, and core competencies within each standard are covered by one or more project(s). Project have real-world applications, with built in project extension springboards to serve students at all levels. Each project includes step-by-step instructions, budget and timetable estimations, expected outputs, and measures for evaluating success. Most projects suggest using easily accessible materials, and allow students some creativity in designing their own projects. Ignition Science will reinforce the scientific method, how to allocate resources (time and materials), how to design their own project, and more. “Think About It” sidebars encourage big picture thinking. “Words to Know” sidebars reinforce important concepts, and expand student vocabulary. Information boxes offer safety tips, troubleshooting (including group dynamics), and sources for more information. The Instructional Guide provides teachers with concrete applications for classroom use. An appendix of templates and tools streamline classroom use. Indexes include: General Subject Index, Budget Index, Timetable Index, and Next Generation Science Standard Index.