Teaching Through Trade Books: A Closer Look

by: Karen Ansberry and Emily Morgan

Give a child a hand lens or a microscope and they quickly become fascinated with the hidden worlds these tools reveal. The lessons in this month’s column provide opportunities for students to take a closer look at the properties of objects and organisms and explore how magnifying instruments help scientists make observations and discoveries.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2008Stock # sc08_045_05_14Volume 045Issue 05

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