Teaching Science Through Stories

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STEM Learning is the largest provider of education and careers support in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). They work with schools, colleges and others working with young people across the UK.

Supported by a unique partnership of Government, charitable trusts and employers, they are dedicated to raising young people’s engagement and achievement in STEM subjects and careers.

Children’s stories provide a great context for learning science. Explore this resource packages based around popular children’s books and discover the science hidden in a book. Resources include book summaries, hints and tips for teaching the science and further stories on a similar theme.

The link below takes you to over 25 science related stories, and associated resources for ages 5-7, 7-9 and 9-11.

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