Math and Science for Young Children / Edition 7 available in Paperback
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About the Author
Rosalind Charlesworth is professor emerita and retired department chair in the Department of Child and Family Studies at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Dr Charlesworth's career in early childhood education has included experiences with both typical and atypical young children in laboratory schools, public schools and day care and through research in social and cognitive development and behaviour.
Table of ContentsPREFACE. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. 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. That 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. Comparing. Shape. 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 the Fundamental Concepts in Preprimary Science. Integrating the Curriculum Through Dramatic Play, Thematic Units, and Projects. SYMBOLS AND HIGHER LEVEL ACTIVITIES: Symbols. Sets 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. Patterns. Fractions. Numbers Above Ten 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 Science. 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. APPENDICES: Appendix A: Developmental Assessment Tasks. AppendixB: Children's Books with Math and Science Concepts. Appendix C: Code of Practice on Use of Animals in Schools. INDEX.