In this Teacher Time episode, explore how infants and toddlers use the scientific method to figure out how the world works. Discover strategies and teaching practices that help all children explore science concepts.
These resources support children in developing knowledge about the natural and physical worlds, scientific skills and methods, and reasoning and problem-solving skills.
Scientific reasoning is a preschooler subdomain of the cognition central domain in the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF). Other ELOF domains include approaches to learning; social and emotional development; language and literacy; and perceptual, motor, and physical development.
Explore ways to support STEAM learning for infants and toddlers. In each episode, find an overview of the STEM component and tips for using art to help children explore concepts and skills.
Discover strategies to support STEAM learning for preschoolers. In each episode, there's an overview of the STEM component and tips for using art to help children explore concepts and skills.
Explore how preschoolers use the scientific method to figure out how the world works. Learn about strategies and teaching practices that help all children explore science concepts.
STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) is for everyone! Find out how to help programs recognize and facilitate opportunities for science learning with young children.
Hear from Daryl Greenfield as he talks about the ELOF and how cognition for infants and toddlers develops into scientific reasoning for preschoolers.
Discover ideas for learning science involving families in children's activities at home and other settings.
Learn how the math and science domains relate to early childhood, what content is appropriate for preschoolers, and teaching strategies that can used in the classroom.
Discover how preschool science can improve multiple areas of children's school readiness and best practices.
Learn about the possibilities of developing scientific learning opportunities for all young children in your program.