Everybody Has a Body: Science from Head to Toe : Activities for Teachers of Children Ages 3-6

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Children will gain mastery of the basic science process skills--observation, inference, and prediction--while exploring the first environment they encounter--their very own bodies. This unique book connects literacy to science in the early childhood classroom, and promotes the development of systematic decision-making in young children.

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Foreword
11
Where Do Health and Nutrition Fit?
18
How to Use This Book
24
2+ Give Yourself a
57
3+ Space Walk
74
3+ Make It BigMake It Small Eye
83
3+ Eye Color Your Eyes
89
4+ Winking and Blinking
96
5+ Give Your Friend
159
Information Please
165
4+ Hear a Heartbeat
172
3+ A Noisy Body Working
178
4+ Nit Picking
186
4+ Food Coverups
202
4+ Long Hair Short Hair
208
3+ Odd Socks
211

A World
141
4+ UpsideDown Swallow
153

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Acerca del autor (1992)

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. Robert Williams is Professor Emeritus at Southern Illinois University. He is currently acting as lead consultant for the NSF-funded Building Base Line Objectives for Children's Knowledge and Skills in Science (BLOCKS) program at the University of Texas. The teachers and researchers in BLOCKS are assessing what skills four-year-olds can attain before they enter kindergarten. Elizabeth Sherwood, Ed.D., is currently Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She 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.

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