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Science in the Early Childhood Classroom: Getting Started


For practicing PreK–1st grade teachers


June 18 - 19, 2018 (Monday-Tuesday)
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.



  • If you choose to take this course for noncredit, you will receive a certificate of hours completed.
  • If you choose to take this course for credit, 1 continuing education credit is available for an additional $50 through the Colorado School of Mines. 

Children cannot be accommodated in Teachers Professional Development Programs; no exceptions. Participants who arrive with children will not be admitted to the program. Previous Mission Cognition participants are not allowed to take the course again.


What does science instruction look like for our youngest learners? This workshop introduces ways to incorporate problem based learning strategies into all of the routines of your early childhood classoom. Explore hands-on materials in a way that fuels curiosity and leads to authentic questions and learn how to plan investigations that incorporate art, math and literacy. These new strategies and tools will transform how you teach science and inspire your students!


Registration is required. Please call 303.370.6000, daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or click the BUY NOW button. For questions regarding this course, please e-mail [email protected]


All programs require payment at time of registration. All sales are final unless the Museum cancels the event.

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