Simple Machines In The Preschool Classroom

$24.00

This session looks at supporting play and STEM learning with the six classic simple machines (ramps, wedges, levers, screws, pulleys, and the wheel and axle). We’ll provide an overview of these machines, offer ideas for supporting play with them in your preschool classroom, and discuss why kids should have hands-on self-directed experiences with them.

Notes

  • The pricing for this session is in Australian Dollars. $24.00 AUD is approximately $18-$20 USD although the exchange rate varies.
  • This session is offered though a partnership between Explorations Early Learning and Inspired EC of Australia. Clicking Register will redirect your to the session’s listing on the Inspired EC website since they are handling registration.
  • The session qualifies as approved Nebraska Department Of Education Office Of Early Childhood Automatically Accepted ECE In-Service Training

Description

Learning Goals

Attendees will:

  • Learn about the six classic simple machines
  • Understand that STEM experiences should be hands-on and child-led
  • Acquire ideas for supporting play with the six classic simple machines

Competency Areas

Planning Learning Experiences And Curriculum

Length

60 Minutes

Date

April 20, 2021

Time

  • 9:00 PM Atlantic Time
  • 8:00 PM Eastern Time
  • 7:00 PM Central Time
  • 6:00 PM Mountain Time
  • 5:00 PM Pacific Time
  • 10:00 AM April 21, 2021 AEST