WorldCat Identities

GEMS (Project)

Overview
Works: 118 works in 341 publications in 1 language and 7,365 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Abstracts  Miscellanea 
Classifications: QA135.5, 649.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about GEMS (Project)
 
Most widely held works by GEMS (Project)
Spark your child's success in math and science : practical advice for parents by Jacqueline Barber( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terrarium habitats : teacher's guide by Kimi Hosoume( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schoolyard ecology : teacher's guide by Katharine Barrett( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating artifacts : making masks, creating myths, exploring middens : teacher's guide : grades kindergarten-6 by Katharine Barrett( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grade level: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, k, p, e, t
Aquatic habitats : exploring desktop ponds : teacher's guide by Katharine Barrett( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A curriculum guide to setting up and observing a model pond intended for students in grades 2-6. Organisms (Elodea, Tubifex worms, water snails, Gambusia, and mosquito larvae) are introduced one at a time to investigate interactions within a pond ecosystem. Has suggested activities (crayfishing, can fishing, and observing water striders) for a field trip to an aquatic habitat
Math around the world : teacher's guide( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents instructions for eight math games from four continents for use in fifth through eighth grade classrooms; and includes curriculum connections, summary outlines, and activity sheets
Microscopic explorations : a GEMS festival teacher's guide by Susan Brady( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first section of this guide contains detailed instructions on how to stage a Microscopic Explorations Festival and an overview of learning station activities that can be used during such an event. The main section of this guide provides concise instructions for setting up each of the festival stations. For each station there is an overview, materials list, information on how to set up the station, and ideas for further exploration. Suggestions for providing closure to the festival are detailed and a resource section that provides curricula to enable pursuit of other scientific topics related to microscopy and optics is included. This unit can stand alone or be used as a starting point to further study of related topics. (Ddr)
Ant homes under the ground : teacher's guide by Jean C Echols( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This teacher's guide features step-by-step instructions for activities that use easily-obtained and inexpensive materials as well as background information, literature connections, and assessment ideas. The activities are designed for children in preschool through first grade. Lesson descriptions include suggestions for modifying the activities to make them appropriate for students at any level. Most of the activities can be done in small groups or learning centers. Topics include behavior of live ants, ant body structure and tunneling behavior, ant food, and the life cycle of ants. Activities are designed to foster the following skills: observing, comparing, communicating, role playing, cooperative work, counting, problem solving, spatial reasoning, computation, and gathering data. A large Ant Nest poster, included with the guide, can be assembled in stages to emphasize tunnels, ant food, social life, and the ant life cycle. (Jrh)
Environmental detectives : teacher's guide by Kevin Beals( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As students investigate the cause of a mysterious fish die-off near Synchrony City, they learn the interconnectedness of the natural world, investigating chlorine pollution, acid rain, erosion, predator-prey relationships, phosphate pollution, and oil pollution. Students come to appreciate the complexity of many environmental problems
Build it! festival : teacher's guide : grades K-6 ... by Philip Gonsalves( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents eight hands-on activities for helping kindergartners through sixth graders understand math; based on the Great Explorations in Math and Science--GEMS--"Build It! Festival" outreach program
Frog math : predict, ponder, play : teacher's guide by Jaine Kopp( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These engaging mathematics activities interweave literature, writing, art, and fun to bring key math concepts and skills to life for all students. Children learn by leaps and bounds, as they sort and classify, predict and estimate, develop strategies, record data, and explore probability."--Book cover
Dry ice investigations : teacher's guide by Jacqueline Barber( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sifting through science : teacher's guide by Laura Lowell( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eggs eggs everywhere : teacher's guide by Jean C Echols( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In all probability : investigations in probability and statistics : teacher's guide by Celia Cuomo( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lærervejledning med opgaver for 3.-6. klasse (USA)
Life through time : evolutionary activities for grades 5-8( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the exciting concept of time travel, changes over time are captured in rotating station activities that introduce students to the concepts of adaptation, relatednedd, and "deep time.'
Group solutions : cooperative logic activities by Jan M Goodman( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lærervejledning med opgaver for børnehaveklasse-4. klasse (USA)
Stories in stone : teacher's guide by Kevin Cuff( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Skills: observing, comparing, identifying properties, classifying, forming hypotheses, conducting experiments, drawing conclusions, inferring, using simulations; Concepts: rocks and minerals, applying standard methods of classification, sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks, erosion and deposition, melting and crystallization, crystal shapes, earth processes, the rock cycle; Themes: patterns of change (cycles), scale, structure, systems and interactions, diversity and unity, models and simulations, evolution; Math Strands: patterns, geometry, logic and language; Time: eight 40- to 60-minute sessions."
Treasure boxes : teacher's guide by Jaine Kopp( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a primary-level program in which children cooperatively collect small, interesting objects that they organize into boxes of treasures. The children then engage in a sequence of activities, using the treasure boxes to sort, classify, make Venn diagrams, and graph
Liquid explorations : teacher's guide by Leigh Agler( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Associated Subjects
Activity programs in education Ants--Study and teaching (Primary) Aquariums--Design and construction Archaeology--Study and teaching (Elementary) Archaeology--Study and teaching (Preschool) Biology--Study and teaching (Primary) Collectors and collecting Creative activities and seat work Ecology--Experiments Ecology--Study and teaching (Elementary) Ecology--Study and teaching (Elementary)--Activity programs Evolution (Biology)--Study and teaching (Elementary)--Activity programs Games in mathematics education GEMS (Project) Geology--Study and teaching (Elementary) Geometry--Study and teaching (Elementary) Group problem solving--Study and teaching (Elementary) Indians of North America--Study and teaching (Elementary) Indians of North America--Study and teaching (Preschool) Indians of North America--Study and teaching (Primary) Insects--Study and teaching (Elementary) Insects--Study and teaching (Primary) Interdisciplinary approach in education Liquids--Study and teaching Liquids--Study and teaching (Elementary) Logic, Symbolic and mathematical--Study and teaching (Elementary) Masks Mathematical statistics--Study and teaching Mathematical statistics--Study and teaching (Elementary) Mathematics--Study and teaching Mathematics--Study and teaching (Elementary) Mathematics--Study and teaching (Primary) Mathematics--Study and teaching--Parent participation Microscopy--Study and teaching Multicultural education Nature study Nature study--Activity programs North America Pond ecology--Study and teaching (Elementary) Probabilities--Study and teaching Probabilities--Study and teaching (Elementary) Problem solving in children Rocks--Study and teaching (Elementary) Science--Experiments Science--Study and teaching Science--Study and teaching (Elementary) Science--Study and teaching (Preschool) Science--Study and teaching (Primary) Science--Study and teaching--Parent participation United States
Spark your child's success in math and science : practical advice for parents
Alternative Names
GEMS (University of California, Berkeley. Great Explorations in Math and Science)

Great Explorations in Math and Science (GEMS) Program

Great Explorations in Math and Science, University of California (Berkeley)

Lawrence Hall of Science. GEMS

Lawrence Hall of Science. Great Explorations in Math and Science

LHS GEMS

University of California, Berkeley. Lawrence Hall of Science. Great Explorations in Math and Science

Languages
English (99)

Covers
Terrarium habitats : teacher's guideSchoolyard ecology : teacher's guideInvestigating artifacts : making masks, creating myths, exploring middens : teacher's guide : grades kindergarten-6Aquatic habitats : exploring desktop ponds : teacher's guideMath around the world : teacher's guideMicroscopic explorations : a GEMS festival teacher's guideAnt homes under the ground : teacher's guideEnvironmental detectives : teacher's guide