ERIC Number: ED470497
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
More Mudpies to Magnets: Science for Young Children.
Sherwood, Elizabeth A.; Williams, Robert A.; Rockwell, Robert E.
This book presents science activities designed for young children. The activities are divided into the following the content areas of chemistry, physics, earth explorations, weather watchers, flight and space, plants, animal adventures, and mathworks. Each activity features sections of language with science, required items, procedures, and extended procedures providing ideas to expand the activity. Chapters include: (1) "Color, Crystals, and Creations"; (2) "How Things Work"; (3) "Digging in the Dirt"; (4) "How Hot, How Cold, How Windy, How Wet"; (5) "Aerial Acrobatics"; (6) "Roots and Shoots"; (7) "Houses for Snugs, Hideouts for Hamsters"; (8) "How Much, How Far, How Many"; and (9) "Hodge Podge." (YDS)
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Early Childhood Education, Earth Science, Hands on Science, Lesson Plans, Magnets, Mathematics, Physics, Plants (Botany), Resource Materials, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Space Sciences
Gryphon House, Inc., 10726 Tucker Street, Beltsville, MD 20705 ($14.95). Web site: http://www.ghbooks.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Illustrations by Laurel J. Sweetman.