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.
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.
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