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Uses of Book Readings for Science Educators & Students

Explore scientific concepts with young children by using audio clips,

for example …

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Bathtub Science

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Science Verse

Use audio excerpts of award-winning literature to engage science students in discussions,

for example …

listen now to the National Book Award-winning
Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith

What is a Book Reading?

  • A Book Reading is an audio recording of a book being read aloud
  • Most Book Readings are 2-3 minute excerpts; others are full-length resources that allow you to hear the entire story.
  • Some Book Readings include animations, videos, and/or captions.
  • Meet-the-Author Book Readings are produced by directly with the author or illustrator, who gives the story-behind-the-story before reading or describing a portion of the book.

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