Little Scientists Australia is a nation-wide accelerator program for preschool teachers wanting to make STEM shine for early learners. Funded by the Australian Federal Government and supported by PwC, the Little Scientists team is helping prepare young minds by building capacity. “Am I actually looking at the world with open eyes? How many questions do I have about the world on a regular basis? From our perspective this is the foundation… the more curious I am as an educator, the more exciting discoveries I can make with my children”. Sibylle Seidler After chatting with Sibylle Seidler and Heike Schneider from Little Scientists Australia, we also look at easy ways you can run science lessons for toddlers plus we revisit a grab from a past episode in which Adam Selinger from the Childrens Discovery Center discusses why modelling mistakes, failure and omissions can be a trigger for deeper learning in hands-on science lessons. Hosted by Ben Newsome & Holly Kershaw from Fizzics Education About Little Scientists Little scientists offers a professional development program in STEM for early childhood educators and teachers that work with young children aged 3-6 years. Their unique and comprehensive program provides an affordable opportunity to upskill in inquiry-based learning in STEM with a long-term impact on each child’s STEM confidence and individual educational journey. www.littlescientists.org.au. Contact Fizzics Education Web: http://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/ Phone: +612 9674 2191 STEM Teaching support resources NEW Primary STEM teaching book! http://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/be+amazing+book.html >100 Free Science Experiments http://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/Free+experiments.html >100 Free Science Ideas and Tips http://www.fizzicseducation.com.au/Blog.html Know an educator who'd love this episode? Share it!If something grabbed your attention in this STEM podcast please leave your thoughts below.