Question 12.5 / 2.5 pointsWhich of the following would be an appropriate science activity for preschool children?Question options:Mixing soda and vinegar to teach children about volcanoesProviding cars and ramps to teach children about incline planesTeaching the children about stars by having them cut out star shapesHaving the children circle on a worksheet all the pictures of items that are livingQuestion 22.5 / 2.5 pointsThe 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 lengthsClocks so that children can begin to learn about timePaper thermometers for recording the temperatureA bathroom scale so that children can weigh themselvesQuestion 32.5 / 2.5 pointsWhich of the following materials might be used to develop the pincergrasp?Question options:Eye droppers for a color mixing activityA spray bottle to water plantsNesting dolls to stack togetherLids and jars to matchQuestion 42.5 / 2.5 pointsWhich 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 52.5 / 2.5 pointsDavid 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 62.5 / 2.5 pointsStatistically, 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 backgroundsIt 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 72.5 / 2.5 pointsAlexis 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?