TITLE

a Kinder Science fair

AUTHOR(S)
Torres, Angélica; Vitti, Debbye
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Science & Children;Dec2007, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Kinder-Science Fair in Connecticut. It is stated that a kindergarten teacher and a science graduate student in working through a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows K-12 to developed the science fair. The event involved parents and gave students a chance to demonstrate their developing communication skills. The student were asked to determine their preconception about scientists. Furthermore, the science fair helped young students learned science-process skills, take ownership in their learning, and engage in inquiry-based learning that fosters higher levels of thinking.
ACCESSION #
27761397

 

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