|Type of Product:||Book Chapter
|Publication Title:||Picture-Perfect Science Lessons, Expanded 2nd Edition: Using Children's Books to Guide Inquiry, 3-6
|Grade Level:||Elementary School
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Learners make observations and inferences about seashells, generate questions about seashells, create and use categories to organize seashells, and use dichotomous keys to identify shells and other sea creatures by their characteristics.
For more information on how to implement Picture-Perfect Science in you classroom—including key reading strategies and NSES connections—download the free e-book of chapters 1 through 5, Why Read Picture Books in Science Class?
Ideas For Use
• Ask a question about objects, organisms, and events in the environment.
• Understand that each plant or animal has different structures that serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction.
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|Intended User Role:||Curriculum Supervisor, Elementary-Level Educator, Informal Educator, New Teacher, Professional Development Provider, Teacher
|Educational Issues:||Teaching strategies
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National Standards Correlation
This resource has 2 correlations with the National Standards.
- Life Science
- The characteristics of organisms
- Each plant or animal has different structures that serve different functions in growth, survival, and reproduction. For example, humans have distinct body structures for walking, holding, seeing, and talking. (K-4)
- Science as Inquiry
- Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
- Ask a question about objects, organisms, and events in the environment. (K-4)
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