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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL National Science Teachers Association 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 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 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 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 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 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