Our Pre-Kindergarten Curriculum engages all young children as natural scientists.
Click on the Curriculum Unit or Science Experiment Bag tabs below for detailed descriptions of our Little Scientists® Early Childhood Curriculum options.
The goal of Little Scientists® is to excite all children about the world of science, using innovative educational techniques. Coupling interactive projects, entertaining demonstrations and simple experiments with children's natural curiosity, Little Scientists® introduces children to the thrill of scientific discovery.
We seek to convert a child’s natural curiosity into a solid foundation of scientific skills and practices. Little Scientists® programs are easily sustainable and teachable for all early childhood classrooms. All our lessons are inquiry based, teacher friendly and age appropriate aligning with all state and national early childhood Science Standards.
Early Childhood Curriculum Highlights:
11 self contained Curriculum Units for Pre-k packaged in sturdy stackable plastic totes. Each unit contains 4 related science lessons
19 Science Experiment Bags packaged in sturdy plastic bags
Teaching is to cooperative learning groups of 4 students at the science center
Teacher manuals include background information, scripted lesson plans, written and inquiry-based task assessments, and literacy resources
Student science notebooks and a vocabulary poster in each unit
Each lesson includes a Home-School connection booklet summarizing the lesson and providing extension activities
Materials in each Curriculum Unit and Science Experiment Bag are for a class of 20 students