Now that we understand what living books are and how to choose one to use for science, it's time to look at how to use living books to teach science. In the second part of the "Inspiring your students to love science through living books" session, we are going to chat about what it looks like to use living books for science during the elementary years.
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Basically, when you use living books for science with elementary students, you will:
Goals for elementary science education are relatively simple.
When you are teaching science to elementary students, you want to include the following:
A Sample Week for Elementary Students
Elementary students are like an empty bucket begging to be filled. (Pin this Tidbit)
When you read living books with the elementary crowd your main focus is to introduce them to the material in an interesting way. (Pin this Tidbit)
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