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Adaptable thinking and learning in science are essential competencies for learners to keep up with accelerating demands for technological knowledge and skills in high school, college, and the workplace. Using the accessible and proven instructional strategies introduced in Differentiated Instructional Strategies: One Size Doesn't Fit All (Corwin, 2002), authors Gayle Gregory and Elizabeth Hammerman provide an expanded approach to creating science classrooms where learners thrive and succeed and where instruction engages emerging learners, developing learners, and fluent learners at all stages of development. Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Science, Grades K 8 offers standards-based sample lessons, ready-to-use strategies for inquiry-based learning, problem-based learning, cooperative learning, and guidelines for: Creating hands-on performance tasks and rubrics applicable to real life settings Using data for continuous assessment before, during, and after learning This text provide teachers with management and pacing strategies for the differentiated science classroom and includes a generous collection of templates, planners, checklists, rubrics, and graphic organizers.