Science isn't a "should" -- it's a "get to"! Nothing less than the exploration of the wonders of the natural world awaits your little one, if you look at it the right way. Adventure-seekers, come this way! Truthtellers, you too! Mysteries await us, together, in the world of preschool science, big and small!
Science is "an imaginative adventure of the mind seeking truth in a world of mystery."
-- Sir Cyril Herman Hinshelwood (1897-1967) English chemist. Nobel prize 1956.
Teaching science to preschoolers can sound at first offputting, almost grandiose. Oh, but it's not! It's so fun that it seems almost like cheating to say you're doing it in the guise of opening their little minds to the world around them. Experts tel... read more
Art and science share many preoccupations, the most central of which is close observation of the natural world. Darwin’s notebooks, for example, are full of intricate drawings of the creatures he encountered during his journey on the Beagle and, f... read more