Let's Build a Snowman (REC #2835)
In this lesson, children find information about animals in winter by listening to read-alouds of paired factual and fictional books and by using online resources.
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 Bridge Project (REC #11870)
When the children began to notice and sketch the bridges in their playground area, the teachers thought perhaps it would lead to some inquiry. And they were correct. The children’s questions—such as “What makes a bridge stay up?”—framed the investigation. The meaningful classroom and field site experiences provided opportunities for the children to find the answers.