By matching children’s trade books, both fiction and non-fiction, to science activities, Mary demonstrates various strategies to engage students in exploring topics in natural history, such as earth science, watersheds, aquatic ecosystems, weather and seasons. Activities involve observation, exploration, reflection, discussion, and writing. Mary also discusses how to evaluate children’s literature for inclusion in the science curriculum.
“Extremely well prepared, enthusiastic, comprehensive, lots of handouts. Top notch in every way!!” Teacher
Mary was vibrant, knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and entertaining. I came away with multiple handouts, resources, and new ideas.” Teacher