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.
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