Science and Social Studies in a Nutshell

by: Linda Edwards, Martha L. Nabors, N. Amanda Branscombe, and Monica Janas

This articles discusses three practicum students and how they took students' interests in peanuts and expanded it into a full unit concerning nuts and the history behind them. In addition to observing, classifying, and measuring nuts, the students learned valuable history lessons. The teachers found a successful way to integrate science and social studies while also discovering that learning takes place naturally when the kids find something that they are truly interested in.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2005Stock # sc05_042_06_26Volume 042Issue 06

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