Articles and useful links
Unleashing the Power of Science-Zero to Three (pdf)
STEM Starts Early (pdf)
Guiding Preschool Learning in Science and Technology/Engineering (UMass)
Grades Pre-K-2 Overview of Science and Engineering Practices (Mass.)
The Power of Documentation in the Early Childhood Classroom (NAEYC)
Science in the Preschool Classroom (NAEYC)
Explores inquiry science and young children with an emphasis on language and literacy development.
Science in Early Childhood Classrooms: Content and Process (Karen Worth)
This paper address the question of what the nature of science teaching and learning is for young children and describes a structure for learning through inquiry and criteria for the selection of appropriate content for young children.
Building/Engineering activity links
Building/Engineering prompts and questions