| Grace and I made a video about science fair projects.
Grace is interviewing me about science fair projectss. Grace was
After kids have practiced interviewing each other, they will
1. Don’t OVER TEACH. This means to ask questions, then give the answers before kids have time to think. In science, answers to questions are best learned by discovery. Your best answer to most questions is: “I wonder… Why does that happen?” “Let’s Find Out!” Don’t be surprised that discovering answers for themselves is fun and exciting and they may balk at being spoon fed information. Telling the answer is like telling you the name of the villain before you read the last chapter.
2. No matter your science background, be the facilitator or even better, partner with your child as you play and find out about science together.
3. Remember: While every child will not choose a science career, every child will benefits from mastering science skills.
|Janice VanCleave’s Teaching the Fun of Science to Young Learners: Grades Pre-K through 2