Why is it important to teach early childhood science?

McDonough, Nancy
February 2007
Science & Children;Feb2007, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p18
Academic Journal
The article discusses the significance of early childhood science teaching. According to sources, good science education offers opportunities for children to become active learners, as well as develop appropriate manner due to the stiffness and accessibility of the concepts under the study. In addition, science teaching in early years enables children to develop habits of mind like fearless hypothesizing, energetic study-over-time and willingness to judge while following pieces of data. Moreover, it has been inferred that of all the subject areas, science is the best suited to young learners.


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