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:
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We chatted about the two goals for elementary science in the last episode. Click "Read More" to listen to today’s podcast, where we discuss the tools you can use to accomplish those goals!
Welcome to the second stop on our roadmap to teaching science – the elementary years! Click "Read More" to hear about your two goals for science during these years.
We have chatted about your goals and tools, but what does it look like to actually science during the early years? Click "Read More" to listen to two different options for how you can put the tools in action to accomplish your goal.