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The CHISPA parent resource catalog is a dynamic listing of educational resources to help parents engage their children in learning science. Registered members of chispanet.org can contribute resources through the "My Account" link above. If you are not a member of the site, you can register here or contact us to suggest an addition.

2016 | By: The CHISPA Team

ECHOS iCards in English

Early Childhood Hands-On Science (ECHOS) is a preschool science curriculum developed by the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science with funding from the U. S. Department of Education. ECHOS introduces basic science concepts to preschoolers through the use of a curriculum based on experimentation. ECHOS Integration Cards (iCards) contain short language/literacy, mathematics, and creative arts activities related to ECHOS science and math lessons. iCards activities can be used by parents to extend learning at home.

Click on the links below to download iCards for any of the nine units.

251_Astonishing_Air_iCards.pdf251_Beginning_Botanist_iCards.pdf251_Blocks_Measure_Up_iCards.pdf251_Busy_Buzzing_Bees_iCards.pdf251_Discovering_Shells_iCards.pdf251_Feathered_Friends_iCards.pdf251_Magnificent_Magnets_iCards.pdf251_Rainy_Weather_iCards.pdf251_Water_Play_iCards.pdf


Region: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Contributor: Tony Puig

Tags: early childhood, hands-on,science, parents, inquiry, bilingual

2016 | By: The CHISPA Team

ECHOS iCards in Spanish

El plan de estudios de las ciencias para niños de edad preescolar Early Childhood Hands-On Science (ECHOS) fue desarrollado por el Museo de Ciencia Patricia y Phillip Frost por medio de fondos del Departamento de Educación de los Estados Unidos. ECHOS introduce conceptos de la ciencia básica a niños preescolares a través del uso de un plan de estudios basado en la experimentación. Las tarjetas de Integración de ECHOS (iCards) presentan breve actividades de matemáticas y artes creativas relacionadas con las lecciones de la ciencia. Las actividades de iCard pueden ser usadas por los padres para ampliar el aprendizaje en casa.

Puede hacer clic en los enlaces que aparecen a continuación para descargar iCards en español de cualquiera de las nueve unidades.

120_Abejas_Trabajadoras_iCards.pdf119_Aire_Asombroso_iCards.pdf118_Amigos_Plumíferos_iCards.pdf117_Bloques_a_la_Medida_iCards.pdf116_Botánico_Principiante_iCards.pdf115_Descubriendo_Conchas_iCards.pdf114_Increíbles_Imanes_iCards.pdf112_Juego_de_Agua_iCards.pdf113_Tiempo_Lluvioso_iCards.pdf


Region: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Contributor: Tony Puig

Tags: early childhood, hands-on, science, parents, inquiry, bilingual

2016 | By:

COLORIN COLORADO

Colorín Colorado is a great resource for educators and families of English language learners (ELLs) in grades PreK-12. Colorí­n Colorado provides information, activities, and advice to parents, schools, and communities around the country.View External Website


Region: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Contributor: admin

Tags: Spanish, ELL, English Language Learners

2015 | By: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Celebra las Aves Urbanas

Celebra las Aves Urbanas es un proyecto de ciencia participativa bilingüe (ingles/español), que se enfoca en 16 especies de aves comunes y fáciles de ver en Estados Unidos, Canadá y gran parte de México. El proyecto se puede llevar a cabo en ciudades, pueblos y en el campo. Es fácil y gratuito a participar.View External Website


Region: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Contributor: admin

Tags: ciencia, pajaros,

2015 | By: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Celebrate Urban Birds

Celebrate Urban Birds is a bilingual year-round citizen science project focused on 16 species of birds that can be seen throughout the U.S.A, Canada, and much of Mexico. The project can be done in cities, suburbs, or rural locations. It is easy and free to participate.View External Website


Region: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science

Contributor: admin

Tags: birds, science

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation, Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL), under Grant No. DRL-1323516. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.