Mind-bending Math and Science Activities for Gifted Students (grades K-12)

Mind-bending Math and Science Activities for Gifted Students (grades K-12)

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For K-12 math and science teachers, Callard-Szulgit (gifted studies, State U. of New York at Brockport) and Szulgit (Hiram College) provide 37 math, science, and technology/business activities and ideas for gifted students, with some of the exercises written directly for them. Examples include exercises with maps, the stock market, mindbenders, chemistry, nature, inventions, and chess. They also describe academic programs and include anecdotes by current and former students. The appendices list awards and competitions, centers for gifted education, math and science texts, organizations, magazines, programs, websites, and state contacts. There is no index. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Rowman and Littllefield
Here is a reference and guide for teachers and parents that covers many aspects of gifted thinking in relation to math and science. It features competitions and curricula that can be easily adapted to students' lifestyles outside of the classroom and the materials are accessible to adults with limited scientific backgrounds. Advice, vignettes, and cartoons are included. The book is suitable for grades K-12.

Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
ISBN: 9781578863174
Characteristics: xvi, 166 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Szulgit, Greg Karl 1968-

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