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Observe. Everything. Young children, Science Friday and walks in nature

“Observation is that first step to discovery,” noted Ariel Zych, Science Friday Education Manager, in a audio segment about Science Friday’s Science Club citizen science challenge, #ObserveEverything. Science Club notes that scientists such as Galileo, Darwin and Curie made careful … Continue reading

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Do children in your program have direct access to nature?

Being outside under the sky is different from being inside under a roof. The experiences that can happen in either place are not necessarily better than the other place, but they are different. We know that children can learn about … Continue reading

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Searching for evidence of animals using plants for food or shelter

What can tell us if an animal is using a plant for food or for a place to rest or live? What will we see if a caterpillar has been eating a leaf  a bird has been roosting on a … Continue reading

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