The authors planned investigations and taught science lessons that help children extend natural comparisons of physical properties of humans and familiar animals to include observations and comparisons of the physical properties of plants and insects, laying a foundation for future understanding of inheritance of traits.

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Kindergarten Learning Progression Life Science Pre-K Teaching Strategies


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 2/1/2013Stock # sc13_050_06_52Volume 050Issue 06

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