ERIC Number: ED408185
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Reading the Environment: Children's Literature in the Science Classroom.
Cerullo, Mary M.
Science trade books, both fiction and nonfiction, nurture a child's personal journey of discovery through the anecdotes, adventures, and experiences of others and through vivid word and picture images. This book focuses on the use of children's literature in the science classroom. Chapters include: (1) "Why Science and Literature Belong Together"; (2) "Reading the Landscape: Earth Science"; (3) "Weather and Seasons"; (4) "Water from the Mountains to the Sea"; and (5) "Ocean." Contains 25 references. (JRH)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Earth Science, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Science Education, Teaching Methods
Heinemann, 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912.
Publication Type: Books
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