The Early Years: Creating a Possibility-Rich Classroom Environment

by: Peggy Ashbrook

This column discusses resources and science topics related to students in grades preK to 2. This issue describes an activity that creates a “possibility-rich” environment or experience for children to have firsthand experience with phenomena or design problems.


Elementary School

Grade Levels

Early Childhood Elementary


General Science Inquiry Kindergarten Literacy NGSS Pedagogy Pre-K Science and Engineering Practices Teaching Strategies


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2018Volume 056Issue 03

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