# Math & Science for Young Children, 6th Edition

## Book Description

MATH AND SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 6th Edition is a unique reference that focuses on the integration of math and science along with the other important areas of child development during the crucial birth-through-eight age range. It also carefully addresses the ever-changing and significant national standards of the following organizations: The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Council of Teachers of Math (NCTM), National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and the National Research Council (NRC). A valuable resource for the student learner, working professional, as well as the involved parent, MATH AND SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 6th Edition is the most current volume of information of its kind available on the market today.

### Table of Contents

SECTION 1 CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE

Unit 1 How Concepts Develop

Unit 2 How Concepts Are Acquired

Unit 3 Promoting Young Children’s Concept Development through Problem Solving

Unit 4 Assessing the Child’s Developmental Level

Unit 5 The Basics of Science

Unit 6 How Young Scientists Use Concepts

Unit 7 Planning for Science

SECTION 2 FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS AND SKILLS

Unit 8 One-to-One Correspondence

Unit 9 Number Sense and Counting

Unit 10 Logic and Classifying

Unit 11 Comparing

Unit 12 Early Geometry: Shape

Unit 13 Early Geometry: Spatial Sense

Unit 14 Parts and Wholes

Unit 15 Language and Concept Formation

Unit 16 Fundamental Concepts in Science

SECTION 3 APPLYING FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS, ATTITUDES, AND SKILLS

Unit 17 Ordering, Seriation, and Patterning

Unit 18 Measurement: Volume, Weight, Length, and Temperature

Unit 19 Measurement: Time

Unit 20 Interpreting Data Using Graphs

Unit 21 Applications of Fundamental Concepts in Preprimary Science

Unit 22 Integrating the Curriculum through Dramatic Play and Thematic Units and Projects

SECTION 4 SYMBOLS AND HIGHER-LEVEL ACTIVITIES

Unit 23 Symbols

Unit 24 Groups and Symbols

Unit 25 Higher-Level Activities and Concepts

Unit 26 Higher-Level Activities Used in Science Units and Activities

SECTION 5 MATHEMATICS CONCEPTS AND OPERATIONS FOR THE PRIMARY GRADES

Unit 27 Operations with Whole Numbers

Unit 28 Patterns

Unit 29 Fractions

Unit 30 Numbers above Ten and Place Value

Unit 31 Geometry, Data Collection, and Algebraic Thinking

Unit 32 Measurement with Standard Units

SECTION 6 USING SKILLS, CONCEPTS, AND ATTITUDES FOR SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATIONS IN THE PRIMARY GRADES

Unit 33 Overview of Primary Science

Unit 34 Life Science

Unit 35 Physical Science

Unit 36 Earth and Space Science

Unit 37 Environmental Awareness

Unit 38 Health and Nutrition

SECTION 7 THE MATH AND SCIENCE ENVIRONMENT

Unit 39 Materials and Resources for Math and Science

Unit 40 Math and Science in Action

Unit 41 Math and Science in the Home

Appendix A Developmental Assessment Tasks

Appendix B Children’s Books and Software with Math and Science Concepts

Appendix C The National Research Council’s National Science Education Standards

Appendix D The NSES K–4 Science Content Standards and Corresponding Units in Math and Science for Young Children

## Book Details

- Title: Math & Science for Young Children, 6th Edition
- Author: Karen K. Lind, Rosalind Charlesworth
- Length: 720 pages
- Edition: 6
- Language: English
- Publisher: Cengage Learning
- Publication Date: 2009-02-09
- ISBN-10: 1428375864
- ISBN-13: 9781428375864

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