Science Adventures: Nature Activities for Young Children
Gryphon House, 2008 - Education - 272 pages
With more than 125 activities, Science Adventures will open up an amazing world of exploration and discovery through nature activities in urban, suburban, or rural settings. Each chapter focuses on one of the standards set by the National Academy of Sciences as adapted by the authors to address the developmental and educational needs of preschoolers. The activities within each chapter progress from simple to more complex. Each activity has information on how it relates to other curriculum areas, plus an assessment component and related science standards. Many of the activities feature suggestions for including families, adaptations for ESL students, modifications for children with special needs, or appropriate ways to use technology with young children. Children need to explore their environments, and this book makes it an adventure!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HeatherGriffetts - LibraryThing
This book contains hundreds of science activities for teachers to use as is or to use with their own alterations. All of the activities pertain to outdoor and nature activities so that children can ... Read full review