STEAM

Learn  how children birth to 5 naturally engage in inquiry, reasoning, and problem-solving every day. Explore ways to help develop children’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) skills.

Using the Scientific Method

This in-service suite describes the steps of the scientific method. Teachers can discover how to use these steps in daily activities with children.

Bringing Science into the Classroom

Children are born curious about the world around them; they are natural scientists. But for many teachers, understanding how to engage children in scientific inquiry requires more experience and ongoing practice. This webinar focuses on using the scientific method to support children’s cognitive and language development, and discusses how education managers can support teachers to infuse science throughout the day.

Engaging Interactions: Using the Scientific Method

Children start to inquire about the world around them as early as birth. The scientific method provides a framework to support this natural curiosity. Use the method’s five steps to help expand children’s understanding of their environment. The steps include: ask questions, make observations, predict possible outcomes, experiment with novel items, and discuss actual outcomes.