Pet Survey (REC #6214)
This lesson has the children and teacher creating and conducting a survey about pets of friends and family, and eventually analyzing the results..
The Bird Project (REC #13859)
One day, a preschool class placed corn kernels and pumpkin seeds outside in the meadow near the school. On their next visit, Keli exclaimed, “Someone ate the seeds from the pumpkin!” “Who do you think ate the seed?” the teacher asked, and ultimately a full-fledged investigation of birds ensued.
Exploring Earth and Space Concepts (REC #8063)
This is the first best practice brief, a concise (but meaty) article detailing research-based, authentic, and age-appropriate experiences, in the area of early childhood science.