|Title:||Out and About with Preschoolers: Science in the "Built Environment"|
|Spanish Version:||Al aire libre con niños preescolares. Las ciencias en 'ambientes construidos'
|Polish Version:||Aktywne spędzanie czasu z przedszkolakami: Nauki przyrodnicze w „Terenie zabudowanym”
|Source of Publisher:||Illinois Early Learning Project
|Length of article:||Short
|Setting for which the article is intended:||● Home
● Family Child Care
● Child Care Center
● Preschool Program
|Intended Audience:||● Parents/Family
|Keywords:||● Family Activities
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● SCIENCE
|Goals:||11. Demonstrate curiosity about the world and begin to use the practices of science and engineering to answer questions and solve problems.
12. Explore concepts and information about the physical, earth, and life sciences.
|Learning Standards:||11.A. Develop beginning skills in the use of science and engineering practices, such as observing, asking questions, solving problems, and drawing conclusions.
12.C. Explore the physical properties of objects.
12.D. Explore concepts of force and motion.
|Benchmarks:||11.A.ECb. Develop and use models to represent their ideas, observations, and explanations through approaches such as drawing, building, or modeling with clay.
11.A.ECd. Collect, describe, compare, and record information from observations and investigations.
11.A.ECf. Make meaning from experience and information by describing, talking, and thinking about what happened during an investigation.
12.C.ECa. Identify, describe, and compare the physical properties of objects.
12.D.ECb. Explore the effect of force on objects in and outside the early childhood environment.