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Early Childhood and Science


NSTA Position Statement: Early Childhood Science Education

NSTA Position Statement: Parent Involvement in Science Learning

Sharing the wonder: Science with infants and toddlers

STEM Smart Brief: Nurturing STEM Skills in Young Learners, PreK-3 describes the issues, key research and promising practices related to fostering STEM skills in early learning environments.

Supporting Scientific Thinking and Inquiry of Toddlers and Preschoolers through Play

STEM Starts Early provides key findings and suggestions for grounding science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in early childhood.

Science literacy begins in early childhood and continues throughout life. Discover the reasons why science is important in elementary schools at this STEM Teaching Tool.