Great! Students often get to learn about science, but yours *do* science. It also is important that you've surrounded the experience with meaning and with connections to other things they are doing in school.
A trip to the fish market or the butcher, or, for that matter, the vegetable market all offer opportunities to make science relevant and to reveal the science of the everyday lives of learners.
Dissecting a trout, a gladiola, a fresh chicken (with the proper sanitary measures) all give learners (and teachers) direct experiences that illuminate their own worlds and may continue at home with their families as they prepare and eat meals, tend their houseplants and...live their lives.
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