Mobile Triggers

"Our aim is not only to make the child understand, and still less to force him to memorize, but so to touch his imagination as to enthuse him to his innermost core."

Maria Montessori

Montessori Biology & Life Science

The story of the coming of life on earth

The Story of the Coming of Life on Earth is the Second Great Lesson is the story introducing first single celled organisms, and answers the children’s need to understand how life on Earth originated. These great stories were woven together to based on the knowledge which was learned regarding the formation of the universe. This is the introduction to Biology and Life Sciences and exploration is endless and fascinating.

the human body

The human body is also studied in much greater detail, with materials designed to help the student explore the Digestive, Circulatory, Respiratory and Urinary Systems and understand their functions and importance.

Learning About ecology

In Upper Elementary, children begin investigating the ways in which living things interact with their surroundings. The children discover that every living thing on Earth is part of a larger whole, an interdependent matrix of billions of organisms.

Timelines of life

3Follow up work with various timelines, which puts development in context over time in the different eras of the earth brings added interest. The individual Life Cycles of animals can be put into a timeline too. The possibilities are endless!

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The Second of Montessori’s Great Lessons presents the coming of life on Earth.

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