The Science and Mathematics of Building Structures

by: Cindy Hoisington, Robin Moriarty, Ingrid Chalufour, Jeff Winokur, and Karen Worth

Everyday activities—like building with blocks—can be the basis for meaningful learning that meets national educational standards in science and mathematics. Preschool students played with different kinds of building blocks and were encouraged to share their observations about which kinds of materials were best for building strong structures.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2004Stock # sc04_041_04_30Volume 041Issue 04

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