Teaching Through Trade Books: How Do We Know What We Know About the Universe?by: Emily Morgan and Karen Ansberry

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This column includes activities inspired by children’s literature. This month’s lessons focus on how our understandings about the universe change as we develop technologies that allow us to gather new evidence.

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  • on Wed Sep 03, 2014 9:06 PM

Students are taught facts about the universe, but do they know how these facts came about? The two books discussed in this article address this question. They help students learn about how we learned about these facts. The article also contains two detailed lesson plans to help accomplish this goal.

Betty Paulsell  (Kansas City, MO)
Betty Paulsell (Kansas City, MO)

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