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Science and Children—October 2019

Preschool and early childhood elementary students are constantly faced with inherent problems to solve in their daily lives. In this issue of Science & Children, find out how you can engage young learners in engineering design.
Engineering Habits of Mind

Journal Article

Engineering Habits of Mind

By Peggy Ashbrook and Anne Lowry

Early Childhood Elementary Engineering Teaching Strategies

Teaching STEM in the Preschool Classroom

Journal Article

Teaching STEM in the Preschool Classroom

By Alissa A. Lange, Kimberly Brenneman, and Hagit Mano.

Colorful Creations

Journal Article

Colorful Creations

This column includes activities inspired by children’s literature. ...

By Christine Anne Royce

Journal Article

Cookie Jar Alarms

This column describes creating a classroom culture for engineering. ...

By Kimberly Lott, Sara Urbanek-Carney, and April Mitchell

A Focus on Function

Journal Article

A Focus on Function

This column provides ideas and techniques to enhance your science teaching. ...

By Marisa Garcia, Christine Gentry, Elissa Jordan, Bekka Nolan, and Christine M. Cunningham

Early Childhood Engineering

STREAMing Engineering

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STREAMing Engineering

This column enhances the repertoire of preservice and inservice teachers. ...

By Lauren Burrow and Chrissy Cross

Early Childhood Elementary Engineering Preservice Science Education

Editor's Note: Early Childhood Engineering Experiences

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Editor's Note: Early Childhood Engineering Experiences

Science and Children’s editor shares thoughts regarding the current issue....

Journal Article

Winter Fun Without Wet Mittens

By Heidi Masters and Tyler Shrake

Elementary Earth & Space Science

Journal Article

A Home for Three Little Pigs

Preschool students learn about engineering through designing and testing homes. ...

By Barbara A. Bradley, Kelli Thomas, and A. Allen Bradley Jr.

Elementary

Journal Article

Never Too Young to be a Citizen Scientist!

Kindergarteners learn about plants and seasons through a yearlong project. ...

By Mary Hatton, Sara Grimbilas, Caroline Kane, and Tara Kenyon

Elementary

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