TITLE

Let's Investigate

AUTHOR(S)
Church, Ellen Booth
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Scholastic Parent & Child;Apr/May2004, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on steps to successful science studies for school children. Lily's teacher invited her kindergarten class to study the rust the children had discovered in the playground. Lily's teacher encouraged all of the children to look closely at it, and together they made a chart of what they would like to learn about rust. With some water and collected materials, the class conducted a series of experiments to find out what types of things will rust in water and what will not. Later, they decided to test known rusting materials using other liquids. Lily's teacher hadn't planned on studying rust, but the children's interests led to an amazing lesson. INSETS: How Children Approach Science, Age by Age;Great Science Materials.
ACCESSION #
12647644

 

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