Oh, Baby, What a Science Lesson!

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Helen Cook, Adjunct Faculty (Creator)
Catherine E. Matthews, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: How can you help first-grade students learn about human development and practice their observation, measurement, graphing, and prediction skills? Just follow Ashton Bates's lead and invite the mother (or father) of a newborn baby to bring the infant to visit your class once a month. Ms. Bates, a teacher at General Greene School of Science and Technology, became a grandmother just before school opened, when her daughter produced a beautiful discovery-oriented science project in the form of a grandson, Nicholas.

Additional Information

Publication
Matthews, C., & Cook, H. (1996). Oh, Baby, What a Science Lesson! Science &Children, 33 (8), 18 - 21.
Language: English
Date: 1996
Keywords
Elementary school, Science Instruction, Infants