Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr Seuss

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Science Education Consultant, Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski conducts hands-on-minds-on, inquiry and standards-based science teacher training workshops throughout the nation and the world. The following ppt contains photos of teachers connecting science concepts to the literature of Dr. Seuss. The training is appropriate for teachers of early childhood students to elementary-age. To find out more about the science workshops Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski conducts check out her website at: http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

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Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss A workshop designed and conducted by: Dr. Diana Wehrell-Grabowski http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss The workshop begins with teachers freely exploring a wide variety of Dr. Seuss literature to bring into the classroom. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss To explore the importance of making observations teachers headed outside to make observations of the school yard, collect specimens, and record their observations. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss Teachers returned to the classroom and had time to study and draw their specimens. We discussed the importance of using our senses in making observations, patterns in nature, and plant and animal kingdom concepts. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss Teachers returned to the classroom and had time to study and draw their specimens. We discussed the importance of using our senses to make observations, patterns in nature, plant and animal kingdom concepts were discussed. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss After teachers completed their individual observations. Teachers were asked to roam around the room to observe what their peers had collected from nature, and their drawings. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss Teachers explored the characteristics of insects, including observing live Lady bugs. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss Teachers explored light and sound concepts using kaleidoscopes, mirrors, colored paddles, and sound making instruments. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

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Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss Teachers explored weather and climate concepts. Teacher above observes how animal fat acts as an insulator. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss Teachers studied the concept of camouflage within the animal kingdom. Here teachers are wearing synthetic animal fur prints, and studying animal models to further investigate camouflage. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss Teachers explored the concept of adaptation by observing and comparing bird beaks, and using simple household items to simulate bird beaks. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss Teachers conducted numerous investigations to explore the characteristics of animal eggs. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss Teachers learned how to make dinosaur fossil molds using simple materials, as well as setting up fossil sifting centers. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss Teachers investigated the nature of matter, senses and inquiry via Oobleck. A unique substance made with cornstarch and water. http://www.drdianateachertraining.com

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss:

Teaching Science Concepts Through the Literature of Dr. Seuss To see the Dr. Seuss books and the Cat In The Hat’s Learning Library Series books written by Tish Rabe and Bonnie Worth used during this workshop visit my website http://www.drdianateachertraining.com look under the book page.

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