An Artful Forest

Possick, Jennifer
February 2007
Science & Children;Feb2007, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p30
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the importance of integrated science project that teaches primary students about animals and science inquiry, based from the experience of the author. It is the culmination of a month-long project based on observing, questioning, conducting library research and asking experts. The author introduces the children to animals, and she chose a rabbit and let them observe its behavior. She also brought the children on field trip to a local forest, which is a better way to investigate animal habitats. Thus, she learned the curiosity of the young children that provides a great opportunity to do the teaching, and introducing young scientists to the world around them.


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