Bee Pollination

Kerry Carley Rizzuto (Monmouth University, USA), John Henning (Monmouth University, USA) and Catherine Duckett (Monmouth University, USA)
Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 182
EISBN13: 9781522532811|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2334-5.ch008
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The purpose of the chapter is to provide an exemplar of an inquiry-based unit on pollination for designing and implementing constructivist instructional practices while simultaneously providing outstanding teacher preparation. The unit on pollination was developed by preservice teachers through a partnership between the Monmouth Conservation Foundation and the Monmouth University School of Education. Through collective action, these institutions were able to enhance student learning on a vital part of the science curriculum, provide a rich clinical experience for pre-service teachers, and to familiarize teachers with a more constructivist approach to pre-school science instruction.
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