Science through Stories

Teaching Primary Science with Storytelling

Science through Stories
Jules Pottle By (author)
Chris Smith By (author)
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Hawthorn Press

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6.0 X 8.3 in
160 pg

EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Science & Technology


Here is a collection of innovative new and traditional stories for teaching science in primary schools, along with a set of follow-up activities for each topic. The stories cover commonly taught topics and are designed to be learned and retold orally by students. Each story comes with engaging and inclusive ways to link each story to science teaching, English language, and other subjects. 

Science through Stories is a fun, one-stop shop for primary science teaching through stories that have been tested in the classroom. It provides a practical introduction to the Storytelling Schools approach and includes stories for biology, chemistry, physics, and other sciences for classes 1 through 6. An index is included.

This book will be inspiring and helpful to all primary school teachers, school administrators, teacher students, parents of young students, and especially science and English lecturers.

Author Bio

Jules Pottle is a specialist primary science teacher and teacher trainer with Storytelling Schools. Jules is passionate about science and science teaching, having worked as a classteacher, science advisory teacher, co-ordinator and mentor for more than two decades.
Chris Smith PhD is a storyteller, musician, trainer and founding director of Storytelling Schools, where all children learn to be storytellers and transform their learning