STEAM - Science/Engineering

Engineering and Physics - It's Child's Play!

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Recorded Webinars
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STEAM - Science/Engineering

1.5-Hr webinar that took place on February 1, 2018.

New to engineering? What’s the connection to science? Just how do young children use the practices of science and engineering to answer questions and solve problems? This engineering and science webinar will feature work and play with balls, ramps, blocks, and other materials familiar to early childhood educators. Learn how you can bring engineering and physical science into your classroom and connect the experiences to the Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards.

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Everybody has a body

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Article/Books
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STEAM - Science/Engineering

Children will gain mastery of the basic science process skills--observation, inference, and prediction--while exploring the first environment they encounter--their very own bodies.

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More Mudpies to Magnets: Science for Young Children

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Article/Books
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STEAM - Science/Engineering

Develop the natural scientist in every child with 260 hands-on science activities and ideas. Build science skills such as classification, measurement, time and space relationships, prediction, inference and numbers.

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Mudpies to Magnets: A Preschool Science Curriculum

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Article/Books
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STEAM - Science/Engineering

224 hands-on science experiments and ideas with step-by-step instructions delight and amaze children as they experience nature, the human body, electricity, floating and sinking, and more.

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