MESS Early Childhood Curriculum: Marvelous Explorations Through Science and Stories

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Students stufying soil at an NRCS educational event in Missouri

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Florida Museum of Natural History (FMNH)

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Marvelous Explorations Through Science and Stories: MESS is a science-centered early childhood curriculum enhancement. The goal of MESS is to foster children's language development, literacy development, problem solving, curiosity and motivation, and general knowledge through science experiences. MESS includes 10 month-long units that are appropriate for 3- through 5-year-old children. Each unit includes field-tested science experiences, suggestions for ways to integrate each topic across the curriculum, lists of recommended books and science materials, and ideas for involving families in children's learning at home and in other settings; Location: Gainesville, FL

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