ERIC Number: ED482648
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
DASH: Developmental Approaches in Science, Health and Technology: Kindergarten. Teacher Guide.
Pottenger, Francis M., III; Brennan, Carol Ann; Pottenger, Larma M.
The goal of the Developmental Approaches in Science, Health and Technology (DASH) program is to preserve the curiosity and capture the imagination of all elementary students through an experience of science, technology, and health that engages them in the excitement of exploring and understanding the unknown, inventing and building to solve problems, becoming better able to care for themselves, and gaining basic meaningful knowledge that will enable further school study. This document contains a teacher's guide for the Kindergarten level. The document is divided into sections based on content. Activities include: (1) Learning; (2) Time, Weather and Sky; (3) Animals; (4) Plants; (5) Food and Nutrition; (6) Health and Safety; (7) Wayfinding and Transportation; (8) Energy and Communication, Conservation, Recycling, and Decomposition; and (10) Matter, Space and Construction; (11) Start-up Activities; (12) Activity Plans; (13) Scope and Sequence; (14) Material List; and (15) Complimentary Materials. Each lesson plan includes objectives, background, student role, required materials, product, and procedure information. (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Animals, Early Childhood Education, Instructional Materials, Kindergarten, Lesson Plans, Nutrition, Physical Sciences, Recycling, Safety, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction
DASH Project, Curriculum Research and Development Group, Office of Dissemination and Outreach, University of Hawaii, 1776 University Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96822. Tel: 808-956-4969; Tel: 800-799-8111 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu. Curriculum Research and Development Group.
Note: Additional support from Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. For teachers guide see SE 067 326; for grades 1-5, see SE 067 328-332.