Sense of Wonder Science

by: Gregory Potter and William Ritz

Kids who do hands-on science are eager to talk about, write about, and read about their experiences. Those of us who have tried it know that this is true, but it’s still one of the best-kept secrets of the world of education! Through the project “A Head Start on Science” at California State University, Long Beach, educators have been working with Head Start teachers, children and their parents since 1995, and their observations have convinced them that is referred to as “sense of wonder” science consistently opens the door for teachers who are anxious to have their children meet the many language and literacy goals and standards called for at every level.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2006Stock # sc06_044_02_40Volume 044Issue 02

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