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Tempia Fitchette Tempia Fitchette 775 Points

IN the future I want to teach middle school. Is teaching science in middle school a lot different than teaching science in elementary?

Brittany Bentz Brittany Bentz 1205 Points

I have noticed that teaching science to middle school students is not that different from teaching it to elementary school students. Inquiry-based learning is beneficial to students in both of these groups, so the process on how to teach science is very similar. I think that biggest difference is that middle school students need less promting to explore their own ideas during inquiry-based learning. They have had more experience with this type of learning, so they can be successful with a higher level of independence. 

Pamela Dupre Pamela Dupre 92349 Points

Tempia,

I will be finding out next year, exactly how different it will be. I'm moving from upper elementary to 7th and 8th grade science and I can not be more excited!

George Mehler George Mehler 1340 Points

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