Mudpies to Magnets: A Preschool Science Curriculum

Mudpies to Magnets: A Preschool Science Curriculum

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Mudpies to Magnets: A Preschool Science Curriculum by Robert Williams, Robert Rockwell, Elizabeth Sherwood, Laurel J. Sweetman


224 hands-on science experiments and ideas with step-by-step instructions delight and amaze children as they experience nature, the human body, electricity, floating and sinking, and more. Children participate in projects such as making a tornado in a jar, creating constellations and growing crystals. Categorized by curriculum areas, each activity includes a list of vocabulary words and easily accessible materials.

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ISBN-13: 9780876591123
Publisher: Gryphon House Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/1987
Pages: 156
Sales rank: 583,143
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author


Robert Williams is the author of numerous books and articles addressing early childhood science and environmental education. He is in demand as a speaker and has traveled and conducted workshops throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Australia. He has also been a frequent guest on radio and television programs where he discusses science and environmental issues. Joy Lubawy is an educational leader who travels across Australia conducting seminars and workshops. She is an author, a singer/songwriter, a Teaching-Director at Kingfisher preschool, and a distance educator with Charles Sturt University. This is her first book with Gryphon House. Debbie Cunningham has been working professionally with young children for 19 years. In 1993, she opened her own facility called Children's Montessori Academy in her hometown of Titusville, FL. This is her first book with Gryphon House.

Robert Rockwell has many years of experience as a teacher and administrator at preschool, elementary, and college levels. He is in demand as a speaker and has traveled and conducted workshops throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia. He has been a frequent guest on radio and television programs advocating for young children and their caregivers. Currently, Robert is professor emeritus and former program director of the early childhood education program at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. He has experience as a speech pathologist, teacher of the hearing impaired, and as an administrator. He has been a research consultant for the University of Chicago and has also served as a Head Start director. Robert is a prolific writer with many published articles and books available throughout the world. He is currently the science section contributor for Children and Families, a quarterly magazine published by the National Head Start Association.

Elizabeth Sherwood, Ed.D., is a regular contributor to the science section of Children and Families, a quarterly magazine for teachers published by the National Head Start Association. She has worked with both teachers and young children in a variety of early childhood settings, including early childhood special education, childcare, and state-funded pre-kindergarten. Robert Williams is the author of numerous books and articles addressing early childhood science and environmental education. He is in demand as a speaker and has traveled and conducted workshops throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Australia. He has also been a frequent guest on radio and television programs where he discusses science and environmental issues. Robert Rockwell is the author of numerous books and articles addressing early childhood topics, including science education, language and literacy, fitness and nutrition, and parent involvement. He has conducted workshops throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia. He has been a frequent guest on radio and television programs advocating for young children and their caregivers.

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