內容簡介top Parallel Curriculum Units for Science 簡介 Based on the best-selling book The Parallel Curriculum, this professional development resource gives multifaceted examples of rigorous learning opportunities for science students in Grades 6-12. The four sample units revolve around genetics, the convergence of science and society, the integration of language arts and biology, and the periodic table. The editors and contributors provide user-friendly methods for creating more thoughtful lessons and show how to differentiate them for the benefit of all students. Included are field-tested and standards-based strategies that guide students throughExploring the nature of knowledgeDiscovering connections between science and other subjectsDeepening science comprehension according to their interests and abilitiesConnecting science to society through the study of genetics, historic events, literature, and chemistryEach unit includes subject matter background, a content framework, study components, teacher reflections, and sample lessons. Also available are online content tools such as handouts, PowerPoint presentations, and research activities.