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The Young Child as Scientist: A Constructivist Approach to Early Childhood Science Education (3rd Edition)

 
 
 
 
The Young Child as Scientist: A Constructivist Approach to Early Childhood Science Education (3rd Edition)
Author: Christine M. Chaille - Lory Britain
ISBN 13: 9780205367764
ISBN 10: 205367763
Edition: 3
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2002-09-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
List Price: $90.60
 
 

Outlining the constructivist perspective and its application to the preschool and elementary school science classroom, this brief guide discusses the process of learning, the classroom environment, the teacher's role, and specific learning activities for physics, chemistry, and biology lessons. Practical examples are featured throughout, illustrating the major theoretical points. Chaill teaches at Portland State University. Britain is affiliated with Relief Nursery, Inc. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR