We have looked at what living books are, how to choose one, and what it looks like to use living books for science with our younger students. In this episode, we are going to wrap up the "Inspiring your students to love science through living books" session with a chat about what it looks like to use living books for science during the middle school years.
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Basically, when you use living books for science with middle school students, you will:
Goals for elementary science education are relatively simple.
When you are teaching science to middle school students, you want to include the following:
A Sample Week for Middle School Students
Middle school students are full of unorganized information from the elementary years. (Pin this Tidbit)
When you read living books with the older crowd your main focus is to feed them with important facts in a memorable way. (Pin this Tidbit)
See the full conference session - Inspiring your students to love science through living books.
Check out the following articles for more tips on living books and middle school students:
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.