Experts: Science instruction should begin in preschool

Some academic experts are recommending that science be taught to students beginning in preschool, and a recent push to promote science, technology, engineering and math education in schools is adding urgency to their cause. Efforts to improve science teaching in preschools include specialized training for teachers and a "Young Scientist" curriculum developed with help from the National Science Foundation that helps teach preschoolers physical-science concepts by building structures and playing with water.

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