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Are you seeking ways to make science more engaging for your students? History is a story, and this story can help students make meaningful connections between different content areas, enhancing their understanding and retention of both subjects. Join Amy McElroy for this hands-on, interactive workshop as we explore why it is important to integrate history into your science curriculum, as well as effective strategies for incorporating historical texts and themes to create a multidisciplinary learning experience. Amy will also share several activities she has done in the past that you can use right away. Do not miss this exciting opportunity to transform your science classroom! Amy’s expertise in instructional strategies will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to develop a comprehensive lesson plan that seamlessly integrates historical content into your science instruction that will make learning more enjoyable and impactful for your students. 

This is workshop three of three for the series titled “Integrating Historical Music, Literature, Facts, and Data Across the Curriculum.” 

Key Takeaways: 

  1. Discover innovative strategies to blend historical content with science instruction, creating a multidisciplinary learning experience that captivates students. 
  2. Learn how to use historical events and figures to teach scientific principles, making lessons more engaging and memorable.  
  3. Explore ways to design projects and activities that combine science and social studies, fostering a holistic understanding of both subjects.  
  4. Gain practical tips for assessing student learning in integrated science and social studies lessons, ensuring they meet educational standards and objectives. 

Workshop Details: 

While we recommend that you attend all workshops in the series to meet the learning objectives, each workshop can be attended as a standalone. Full members will also have access to view the recordings on demand and earn up to three continuing education credits.   

Special Technology Instructions: 

Attendees will need access to an internet-enabled device and a personal Google account (not affiliated with their school). SimpleK12’s Google Classroom will be utilized for the interactive and hands-on components of this workshop.


Participants will have communication and collaboration and opportunities throughout the training to demonstrate their understanding of the workshop objectives and reflect on their learning.  

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