It's Time for More Early Childhood Science

McCormack, Alan
December 2010
NSTA Reports!;Dec2010, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p5
The article reflects on the scientific ideas of children. It notes that Science experience in childhood contributes to the contraction of the achievement gaps with respect to ethnicity, gender and race. It mentions the study conducted by the National Research Council in the U.S. which reveals several capabilities of children including their comprehension of simple modeling tasks and their application of reasoning abilities such as perceptions of patterns and categorization.


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