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Exploring Science Through Media

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

Lesson Plans

Pre-K

Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall for Kindergarten, Renee Ferner

Kindergarten

Investigating Animal Habitats, Bridget Ereditario and Laura McDermott

Grade 1

Experimenting with Levers, Laura Lane
Changes to Our Environment, Terri Getz

Grade 2

Force and Motion Experiment, Nancy Machmer

Grade 3

Animal Adaptations, Amy Soltes
A House for a Crayfish, Kim Erwin

Early World Learning
Presentation
Tip Sheet

Sid the Science Kid
Sid the Science Kid for Kids
Sid the Science Kid for Parents and Teachers

Dinosaur Train
Dinosaur Train
Dinosaur Train
Dinosaur Train Geocaching
Dinosaur Train Sound Bite

INFOhio
INFOhio
World Book

Raising Readers
PBS Resources
PBS Teachers
PBS Kids
PBS Parents
PBS Interactive Whiteboard
PBS Kids Mobile Apps
Raising Readers

Matchbox in Motion
Excel spreadsheet tutorials, available from INFOhio’s Learning Express Library

Using Smart Notebook Software with Science Curriculum
Early Childhood Lesson Exchange
Handout

Picasa Life Cycle Movie
Workshop site
Picasa

We Hear You Loud And Clear!
INFOhio
Voicethread
Handout
Recording in GarageBand
Recording in Kid Pix

Pictionary 3.0
Glogster
Picasa

Organization is Key, using Kidspiration in Science
Kidspiration

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