Peggy Ashbrook

I write the Early Years column in Science and Children and am interested in bringing the early childhood education world and the science educator world closer together through collaborations. Add your expertise or questions to the NSTA Early Years blog at www.nsta.org/earlyyears

Location

VA

Affiliation

early childhood programs

Recent Posts by Peggy

Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:59 PM in Ideas for engaging elementary students in Science and Engineering Practices?
The University of Northern Iowa now has the Ramps and Pathways materials for sale in their "STEMware Marketplace."  The materials are made by university students as part of their program: https://cgi.access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/swStore/storeFront.cgi  This is the Q&A page for the Ramps and Pathways activity/investigation: https://regentsctr.uni.edu/ramps-pathways/faqs  

Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:13 AM in In search of: Easy to use alligator clip wires
A product line called Squishy Circuits uses flat leads to insert into a play dough to create a circuit in addition to standard alligator clips. https://squishycircuits.com/collections/all/products/battery-holder 

Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:14 AM in EC sessions at conferences
The Early Childhood STEM conference (ECSTEM) is an annual conference hosted by The Children's Center at Caltech and held in various locations. Learn more at:  http://www.ecstem.org/about  





Recent Public Collections by Peggy




The Early Years: Where Did the Water Go?
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Safety First: Modeling Safety in Clay Use
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Plants

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Assessing Students’ Ideas About Plants
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Students' Ideas About Plants: Results from a National Study
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Questioning

7 Resources



HANDLING CHILDREN’S QUESTIONS by Wynne Harlen.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource



Working with Young Children--Questions and questioning.pdf
Type: User uploaded resource