We are back with the second part of the Three Keys to Teaching Science Session. And in this episode, we are going to chat about the second key – gathering information.
Hi, I’m Paige Hudson and you are listening to the Tips for Homeschool Science Show where we are breaking down the lofty concepts of science into building blocks you can use in your homeschool!
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The Three Keys to Teaching Science
Why do you need to gather information?
I recommend you read to your students or have them read about science at least twice a week during the school year.
You can use:
In the early years, you will read to your children. As their reading skills increase, have your students read more and more on their own.
Tips for gathering information:
As homeschoolers, we have a wide variety of options to teach science. We can use encyclopedias, living books, resources from the Internet, or textbooks. (Pin this Tidbit)
Whatever you choose to share scientific information with your students, make sure it holds their interest. (Pin this Tidbit)
Check out the following articles for more tips on gathering information:
And here are the links to all of the podcasts in this series:
Are living books the only way to teach science? The answer may surprise you. Come listen to the answer by clicking "Read More."
How can nature study help you with using living books to teach science? Click "Read More" to listen to the answer in this podcast episode.
What does it look like to use living books for middle school science? Come listen to what it looks like when you use a living book as your main source of information.