Ch 21: Early Childhood Science Instruction

About This Chapter

Boost your understanding of early childhood science instruction with this helpful online chapter. These engaging lessons and mini-quizzes are great options for anyone who needs to prepare for a teacher exam, catch up in a class or strengthen their instructional skills.

Early Childhood Science Instruction - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter offer you a quick way to review the basics of early childhood science instruction. Using a simplified and engaging teaching style, our instructors will show you elementary teaching strategies in science, inquiry-based and project-based learning, scientific tools and more. By the end of the chapter, you should be equipped to:

  • Recognize developmentally appropriate educational practice for elementary-level science instruction
  • Understand how scientific skills are developed during early childhood
  • Evaluate the uses of several kid-friendly scientific tools
  • Apply elementary science teaching strategies
  • Create an inquiry-based science environment in the classroom
  • Define the concept of project-based science learning

You can reinforce your understanding of these topics by taking the accompanying self-assessment quizzes. Complete the chapter at your own pace, and if you have any questions, simply reach out to our instructors online. The chapter is available 24/7 and accessible on any Internet-connected device.

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