MadSci Network: Other

Re: Should Science be taught in primary school? Ages 4-7

Date: Sun Jan 11 07:55:57 2004
Posted By: Sean Hunt, Secondary School Teacher, Science, ISM
Area of science: Other
ID: 1073231982.Ot

Young minds are naturally inquisitive and are constantly asking 
questions. Science answers many of these questions in a fun way and 
therefore should be taught to some degree in primary schools.
The only thing I can think of on the negative side of the argument is the 
detrimental affect poorly taught science can have on children. As a 
science teacher I am all too familiar with the turn-off badly 
taught'boring' and dry science can be. In conclusion, yes science should 
be taught to young minds but only by experts who really like to have fun!

hope this helps,

Sean Hunt 

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