Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons - Years 3-5

Author: Emily Morgan & Karen Ansberry, Publisher: Hawker Brownlow Education

For teachers who are eager to integrate STEM into their school day, Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons is an exciting development. This book's 15 kid-friendly lessons convey how science, technology, engineering and mathematics intersect in the real world. They embed reading-comprehension strategies that integrate science and English through high‑quality fiction and non‑fiction picture books for Years 3–5. You’ll help your students engage in STEM activities while they learn to read and read to learn.

This volume of Picture-Perfect STEM Lessons for upper-primary levels uses a remarkable variety of books to teach STEM concepts. For example, you can pique students' interest with The Inventor's Secret; An Ambush of Tigers; and Boy, Were We Wrong About the Solar System! Then, through the accompanying lessons, you can teach ways to plan and carry out investigations, analyse and interpret data, and construct explanations and design solutions. Along the way, your students will learn how to invent toy cars, learn how scientists use technology to track individual animals within larger groups, work out how to reduce plastic pollution and tackle other real-world project.

This series features:

  • fiction and nonfiction pairs
  • background reading, materials lists, student pages and assessments for each lesson
  • connections to the Australian Curriculum
More Information
Year Level Year 3, Year 4, Year 5
Date of Publication 2017
ISBN 9781760563639
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