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How to make science your kid's favorite subject! {Episode 10}

August 08, 2016 2 min read

Episode 10 - How to make science your kid's favorite subject!

Do you want to make this year your best year for science ever? These four “Do’s and Don’ts” will help set you on the road to making science your kid's favorite subject this year!

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The Highlights

Do lots of experiments

  • Experiments are the face of science
  • Experiments are lots of fun

Do read from interesting books

  • Visually-appealing encyclopedias engage both sides of the brain
  • Living books in add interest and

Don't force them to write above abilities

  • Writing should be at or below the student’s level so they can focus on learning science
  • Notebooking is a fantastic way to record what they are learning in science

Don't learn about science indoors only

  • Adding in some nature study gives students practical applications
  • Talk about what you have learned when you encounter it in real life

Additional Resources

Read more about experiments, living books, and more in the following posts:

Learn what the three keys to teaching science are and get some help developing your plan for science with the following books:

Learn more about how you can teach science with our programs!



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