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Question 1 2.5 / 2.5 points Which of the following would be an appropriate science activity for preschool children? Question options: Mixing soda and vinegar to teach children about volcanoes Providing cars and ramps to teach children about incline planes Teaching the children about stars by having them cut out star shapes Having the children circle on a worksheet all the pictures of items that are living Question 2 2.5 / 2.5 points The three-year-old children in Tina's classroom are just beginning to explore measurement. Which of the following materials would be the most appropriate to add to the math center? Question options: Pop together beads that the children can use to compare lengths Clocks so that children can begin to learn about time Paper thermometers for recording the temperature A bathroom scale so that children can weigh themselves Question 3 2.5 / 2.5 points Which of the following materials might be used to develop the pincer grasp? Question options: Eye droppers for a color mixing activity A spray bottle to water plants Nesting dolls to stack together Lids and jars to match Question 4 2.5 / 2.5 points Which of the following would be a "big idea" about plants? Question options: Organisms have life cycles. This plant is a geranium. There are many different kinds of seeds. Some plants come from seeds. Question 5 2.5 / 2.5 points David is left-handed. Which statement most accurately reflects what we know about children who are left-handed? Question options: David is most likely left-handed due to his previous experiences. David needs to learn to use his right hand since he lives in a right-handed world. We must provide the proper tools such as left-handed scissors if we want David to be successful.
We need to help David learn to use right-handed scissors since this is what is typically available. Question 6 2.5 / 2.5 points Statistically, preschool children from lower socio-economic backgrounds have lower levels of math achievement. Which statement regarding mathematic competence and children is true? Question options: Children from lower socio-economic backgrounds have less developed math skills because they are less intelligent than their peers from higher income backgrounds It is not too big a concern if children have lower math achievement because the mathematic gap begins to close in elementary school. Children from lower socio-economic backgrounds perform the same as children from higher income levels in non-verbal mathematical tasks but do not have the same social-arbitrary knowledge. Some children are not as competent at math as other children. It has little bearing on their long-term education. Question 7 2.5 / 2.5 points Alexis has heard about the benefits of using vertical surfaces. But, she needs to convince her supervisor to allow her to place a flannel board or magnet board on the wall. Which of the following statements accurately reflect the value of having vertical surfaces for children?

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