“This article details the progress of a zoology program in a Montessori class of 20 children, 3 to 6 years of age.  The teacher’s diary begins with planning in July and continues through the first two months of school.  Described are content and learning experiences about vertebrates and invertebrates.  Guiding the program are theoretical principles regarding instruction and learning.”


Study Guide Questions:

A.  What wild animals live in your part of the world?

B.  How can you get ready to welcome one or two animals into your classroom?

C.  What has this teacher/researcher taught you about including time and space for science?

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