Science For Kids – How to Answer Their Questions

Science instructional standards indicate that the best way to develop science for kids is to ensure the curriculum:o Is developmentally appropriateo Addresses traditional content in Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Scienceo Addresses inquiry-based science exploration and discoveryQuestions, Questions, QuestionsChildren are inherently curious and subsequently tend to ask LOTS of questions, such as “Why is grass green?”, “How big is the moon?”, ‘What is a virus?”, and a multitude of others for which we may not have an immediate answer. Still, it is important to foster an environment where kids are allowed to be curious as this is often their motivation for learning.Developing activities in science for kids that directly answer their questions can be difficult. However, with a library of high-quality educational DVDs on hand, we can answer questions immediately, and accurately, at the same time providing that instant gratification to which the kids of the information age have become accustomed. Waiting, while we develop a lesson plan or search textbooks for the answer is not an option.How to Use Educational Video to Answer QuestionsWhen they ask about earthquakes, you can pop in an educational DVD on United States earthquakes and all the science related to the topic. You could even incorporate a Social Studies lesson on the locations most prone to earthquakes. Or, when they ask how many planets there are, you can actually play an educational video showing a simulation of how the solar system came to be.Educational DVDs on science topics can help answer a child’s question visually, making it much more likely he will retain the information. Science for kids can include educational DVDs on earth science, biology and life sciences, physical sciences, and be used for inquiry-based science exploration. Step-by-step scientific experiments can be shown, including detailed explanations. This is sometimes even more effective than the real lab exercise.Even very complex science topics can be made fun and interesting with the aid of educational DVDs and they can be viewed many times, until the child has grasped the concept.If you would like to learn how to avoid making “The 7 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make Using Video in the Classroom” and start experiencing the benefits of using video effectively in your classroom, then you should download a¬†FREE copy of “The 7 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make Using Video in the Classroom” right now.