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Picture-Perfect Science Lessons: Using Children's Books to Guide Inquiry, Grades 3-6

 
Picture-Perfect Science Lessons: Using Children's Books to Guide Inquiry, Grades 3-6

This book of 20 ready-to-teach lessons for upper elementary students features engaging, science-related picture books that are tied to inquiry-based science lessons. Lessons are organized using the 5E Instructional Model and reading strategies are embedded throughout.
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Lessons: 

  • Earth Hounds
  • Name That Shell!
  • Rice is Life
  • What’s Poppin’?
  • Mystery Pellets
  • Close Encounters of the Symbiotic Kind  
  • Turtle Hurdles
  • Oil Spill!
  • Sheep in a Jeep
  • Sounds of Science
  • Chemical Change Café
  • The Changing Moon
  • Day and Night
  • Grand Canyon
  • Brainstorms: From Idea to Invention
  • Bugs!
  • Batteries Included
  • The Secrets of Flight
  • Down the Drain
  • If I Built a Car

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More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons: Using Children's Books to Guide Inquiry, Grades K-4

 

This book of 15 ready-to-teach lessons for lower elementary students features engaging, science-related picture books that are tied to inquiry-based science lessons. Lessons are organized using the 5E Instructional Model and reading strategies are embedded throughout.
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Lessons: 

  • Bubbles
  • How Big is a Foot?
  • Hear Your Heart
  • Loco Beans
  • Wiggling Worms
  • Over in the Ocean  
  • Be a Friend to Trees
  • That Magnetic Dog
  • Roller Coasters
  • Mirror, Mirror
  • If You Find a Rock
  • Sunshine On My Shoulders
  • Stargazers
  • Imaginative Inventions
  • A Sense of Wonder

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Even More Picture-Perfect Science Lessons: Using Children's Books to Guide Inquiry, Grades K-5

 

This book of 15 ready-to-teach lessons for K-5 students features engaging, science-related picture books that are tied to inquiry-based science lessons. Lessons are organized using the 5E Instructional Model and reading strategies are embedded throughout.
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Lessons: 

  • Freezing and Melting
  • Float Your Boat
  • The Wind Blew
  • Harnessing the Wind
  • Sounds All Around
  • Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow? 
  • Seeds on the Move
  • Unbeatable Beaks
  • Ducks Don't Get Wet
  • Amazing Caterpillars
  • Fossils Tell of Long Ago
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
  • What Will the Weather Be?
  • Sunsets and Shadows
  • Problem Solvers

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