1. Science in the national Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) Andrea Nolan; 2. Learning theories related to early childhood science education Coral Campbell; 3. Using play pedagogy in the early years Jane Johnston; 4. Teaching approaches Coral Campbell; 5. Developing pedagogical practices for science teaching and learning with 3- and 4-year-old children Elaine Blake and Christine Howitt; 6. Effective science learning environments Coral Campbell and Wendy Jobling; 7. Learning science in informal contexts: the home and community Jill Robbins; 8. Environmental education for sustainability and its place within science Coral Campbell; 9. Catering for children's differing needs in early childhood science education Coral Campbell; 10. Planning for science Beverley Jane; 11. Observing, assessing and documenting learning in science Coral Campbell; 12. Professional learning: reflective practice in science education Coral Campbell.
This comprehensive and engaging text covers the theoretical underpinnings and practical applications of teaching science in early childhood settings.