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Look! It Is Going to Rain

by: Kathy Cabe Trundle and Mesut Sackes

It is important to help young children make connections between events in their lives and science concepts in preschool classrooms, so introducing basic meteorology ideas offer a great opportunity to make weather connections and awaken scientific curiosity (Spiropoulou, Kostopoulos, and Jacovides 1999). Therefore, this article presents a science lesson that provides opportunities for children to make observations of clouds—about their shape, size, color, abundance in the sky, and connection to rain.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2010Stock # sc10_047_08_29Volume 047Issue 08

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