ideastream invites educators from across Northeast Ohio to encourage connecting young children to nature. Please review the following lesson plans and websites highlighting science, technology and nature. These resources have been developed by preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, primary teachers, librarians and/or technology teachers from across Northeast Ohio.
Early Childhood Summit Report: Connecting Children to the Natural World: Building Learning Readiness Skills
Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall for Kindergarten, Renee Ferner
Investigating Animal Habitats, Bridget Ereditario and Laura McDermott
Force and Motion Experiment, Nancy Machmer
Matchbox in Motion
Excel spreadsheet tutorials, available from INFOhio’s Learning Express Library
Organization is Key, using Kidspiration in Science
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