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STEM play : integrating inquiry into learning centers

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"Young minds constantly want to know why and how! When you help them investigate questions, solve problems, and think about potential improvements, you're putting the power of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in their hands. Starting with STEM as a focus, you can strengthen and expand a network of connections among learning centers and content areas. With chapters focusing on different learning centers, STEM play offers valuable ideas for materials and lessons to use during center time. By exploring the activities in this book, you may be surprised how seamlessly you can integrate STEM into art and creative expression, block play, literacy learning, dramatic play, and music and movement in centers. The authors share an innovative approach that joins STEM-related activities with popular preschool themes such as the zoo, restaurants, colors, sounds, and the body"--

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Naples Library 372.35 ENG (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52124300338956
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780876594025
  • ISBN: 087659402X
  • Physical Description: x, 174 pages ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Lewisville, NC : Gryphon House, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Enhancing the focus on STEM -- Art center -- Block center -- Dramatic play center -- Literacy center -- Mathematics center -- Music and movement center -- Science center -- Assessing and enhancing children's thinking.
Summary, etc.:
"Young minds constantly want to know why and how! When you help them investigate questions, solve problems, and think about potential improvements, you're putting the power of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in their hands. Starting with STEM as a focus, you can strengthen and expand a network of connections among learning centers and content areas. With chapters focusing on different learning centers, STEM play offers valuable ideas for materials and lessons to use during center time. By exploring the activities in this book, you may be surprised how seamlessly you can integrate STEM into art and creative expression, block play, literacy learning, dramatic play, and music and movement in centers. The authors share an innovative approach that joins STEM-related activities with popular preschool themes such as the zoo, restaurants, colors, sounds, and the body"-- Page [4] of cover.
Subject: Science > Study and teaching (Preschool) > Activity programs.
Education, Preschool > Activity programs.
Play.
Education, Preschool > Activity programs.
Play.
Science > Study and teaching (Preschool) > Activity programs.


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