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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL National Science Teachers Association www.nsta.org/elementaryschool/?lid=hp The NSTA is a membership organization providing resources and advo- cacy for science educators. The Elementary Science web page offers cur- riculum articles and lesson plans that would also be relevant for advanced preschoolers. North American Reggio Emilia Alliance www.reggioalliance.org The North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA) is a network of educators and parents inspired by the philosophies and experiences of the 0–6 education project of Reggio Emilia, Italy. The NAREA website offers information about the history and philosophy of Reggio Emilia as well as professional development opportunities for educators. PBS Kids ZOOM Science http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci Based on the ZOOM show on PBS, the “ZOOM Sci” web pages offer fun science activities created and tested by kids. Activities categories are Chemis- try, Engineering, The Five Senses, Forces & Energy, Life Science, Patterns, Sound, Structures, and Water. The Project Approach www.projectapproach.org This site is managed by educator and author Sylvia Chard and offers a broad range of information about the Project Approach, including an overview of the theoretical framework, explanations for how to develop project work, and examples of projects conducted in classrooms worldwide. Research Skills for Kids http://kidsspace.torontopubliclibrary.ca/research.html This online research guide from the Toronto Public Library breaks down the research process into four simple steps. Access to some of the links requires a TPL library card, but the general information the site offers can be helpful to teachers and parents. Science NetLinks www.sciencenetlinks.com Science NetLinks is a project of the American Association for the Advance- ment of Science. The site offers teaching tools, interactive games, podcasts, and hands-on activities for teachers, students, and parents. 130 | Appendix A COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL