Office of Head Start Teacher’s Guide to the Discovering Science Webcast Series

Find out what science looks like in early education environments. Teaching teams, including parents and families, can benefit from this intentional approach to discovering science in the everyday experiences of young children. Explore with youngsters as they observe, collect, investigate, predict, and communicate about their experiences in the natural world.

This guide is a basic introduction to science for young children and includes a variety of resources to help explore science in a fun and effective way. Investigating questions that arise from children’s experiences and interests is one of the best ways to promote science in early learning environments. This guide provides material to teach science well, based on almost any question children might ask. Learning to take full advantage of every opportunity to use the science process skills will ensure that children’s science learning experiences will be valuable and long-lasting. The Office of Head Start Teacher's Guide to the Discovering Science Webcast Series» [PDF, 15MB]

Office of Head Start Teacher’s Guide to the Discovering Science Webcast Series. HHS/ACF/OHS. 2011. English. [PDF, 15MB].

Last Reviewed: October 2011

Last Updated: November 13, 2014