CSI: Child Scientist Investigates!

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STEAM - Science/Engineering
Illinois Early Learning Project

Tip Sheet - Young children are keen observers of their surroundings. Describing, collecting, and recording information are important skills (see the Illinois Early Learning and Development Benchmarks 11.A.ECa, 11.A.ECb, 11.A.ECc, 11.A.ECd, and 13.B.ECa). Here are some ways you can draw on preschoolers’ natural curiosity to teach them about science and scientific methods.