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Newton's Apple


Ideal for Grades: 6 - 9
Duration: Twenty-two 30-minute programs on DVD
CD-ROM for each program - includes Spanish soundtrack

Scientific inquiry begins through personal observation and an individual's desire to know more.

Crafted from the best of public television's Emmy award-winning science series, Newton's Apple, this multimedia collection engages your students in an exploration of dozens of science-related topics, The collection draws from the rich vault of programs and weaves it into a series of CD-ROMs, DVDs, lesson plans, and inquiry-based activities designed to help science teachers integrate technology into their daily instruction.

If you are an experienced teacher, the multimedia collection will help you expand your instructional program. If you are new to inquiry-based instruction, you will find information to help you develop successful instructional strategies, consistent with the National Science Education Standards.

With the help of classroom science teachers, the staff of Newton's Apple has developed a set of lessons, activities, and assessments for each program segment. The content and pedagogy conform to National Science Education Standards which call for students to become active participants in their own learning process.

Rights granted with the purchase of DVD include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Click on the individual episode details below to learn more and view the Teacher's Guide for the episode.

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