Math & Science for Young Children

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-09
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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MATH AND SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 6th Edition is a unique reference that focuses on the integration of math and science along with the other important areas of child development during the crucial birth-through-eight age range. It also carefully addresses the ever-changing and significant national standards of the following organizations: The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Council of Teachers of Math (NCTM), National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and the National Research Council (NRC). A valuable resource for the student learner, working professional, as well as the involved parent, MATH AND SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 6th Edition is the most current volume of information of its kind available on the market today.

Table of Contents

Concept Development In Mathematics And Science
How Concepts Develop
How Concepts Are Acquired
Promoting Young Children's Concept Development through Problem Solving
Assessing the Child's Developmental Level
The Basics of Science
How Young Scientists Use Concepts
Planning for Science
Fundamental Concepts And Skills
One-to-One Correspondence
Number Sense and Counting
Logic and Classifying
Early Geometry: Shape
Early Geometry: Spatial Sense
Parts and Wholes
Language and Concept Formation
Fundamental Concepts in Science
Applying Fundamental Concepts, Attitudes, And Skills
Ordering, Seriation, and Patterning
Measurement: Volume, Weight, Length, and Temperature
Measurement: Time
Interpreting Data Using Graphs
Applications of Fundamental Concepts in Preprimary Science
Integrating the Curriculum through Dramatic Play and Thematic Units and Projects
Symbols And Higher-Level Activities
Groups and Symbols
Higher-Level Activities and Concepts
Higher-Level Activities Used in Science Units and Activities
Mathematics Concepts And Operations For The Primary Grades
Operations with Whole Numbers
Numbers above 10 and Place Value
Geometry, Data Collection, and Algebraic Thinking
Measurement with Standard Units
Using Skills, Concepts, And Attitudes For Scientific Investigations In The Primary Grades
Overview of Primary Science
Life Science
Physical Science
Earth and Space Science
Environmental Awareness
Health and Nutrition
The Math And Science Environment
Materials and Resources for Math and Science
Math and Science in Action
Math and Science in the Home
Developmental Assessment Tasks
Children's Books and Software with Math and Science Concepts
The National Research Council's National Science Education Standards (1996)
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