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Developing Visual Literacy in Science K-8

 
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Developing Visual Literacy In Science K-8

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Summary: May 1, 2012, Web Seminar Recorded Archive

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Developing Visual Literacy in Science, K–8

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Summary: More than 50 percent of science lessons in today’s elementary textbooks use visual information to help demonstrate concepts. With Developing Visual Learning in Science, K–8, educators can help their students develop skills in interpreting photographs, charts, diagrams, figures, labels, and graphic symbols.

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Developing Visual Literacy in Science K-8 5-1-2012.ppt

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Summary: May 1, 2012, Web Seminar PowerPoint Presentation

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Interpreting Photographs

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Summary: A single still photographic image can easily communicate a vast amount of information. A photograph can capture the meaning of a complex idea or concept that would require many pages of text to describe. This chapter provides you with strategies and...

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Three-Dimensional Graphic Organizers ("Foldables")

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Summary: A foldable is a three-dimensional graphic organizer that allows learners to record and process new words and concepts in a hands-on, kinesthetic way. It helps increase students’ visual-spatial learning, which research has shown to be critical to long-term...

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Visual Literacy in Earth Science: Phases of the Moon

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Summary: Chapters 6, 7, and 8 are practice chapters. Each chapter provides the appropriate content standards for grades K-4 and 5-8 and several partial lessons and each follows the same format but addresses a different content area. This chapter addresses Earth...

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Visual Literacy in Life Science: Insect Metamorphosis

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Summary: The authors invite you to come with them on a learning journey. Chapters 6, 7, and 8 are designed to help you practice your visual literacy teaching strategies. Even though each of these chapters follows the same format, each one addresses a different...

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Visual Literacy in Physical Science: Force and Motion

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Summary: Chapters 6, 7, and 8 are practice chapters. Each chapter provides the appropriate content standards for grades K-4 and 5-8 and several partial lessons and each follows the same format but addresses a different content area. This chapter addresses physical...

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Visual Literacy: The Primer

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Summary: As students try out visual literacy tools, they will begin to “see” concepts and build relationships among ideas by layering new information onto existing knowledge. This chapter is an overview of the concept of visual literacy and of the skill sets...