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Children are born curious and that curiosity taken outdoors to explore nature makes them born naturalists. Learn more about how picture books can stimulate children to find out more about the natural world and to begin developing an understanding of basic science concepts.
Finding Science Treasure in Picture Books
Did you say treasure? Yes. Treasure! Science picture books are an often-ignored treasure trove of science learning for children typically considered past the picture book stage. I'll be providing you a list of some of my favorite science picture books, but first let's look at what to do with these treasures. Read more...
The Power of Picture Books in Teaching Math, Science, and Social Studies: Grades PreK-8
This book's 50-plus lessons--each based on a different picture book or story--will help classroom teachers build a foundation for teaching math, science, and social studies concepts to students. Each lesson uses children's literature to make challenging, abstract concepts relevant to children's lives, inviting them to learn these concepts while responding to a story's illustrations, theme, characters, and plot. The lessons also demonstrate how teachers can use children's literature to meet national standards in math, science, and social studies.
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