Ladders to Learning Series-Science Nursery (Second Edition) is written to stir the pupils’ interest in the world around them. Children want to know more about people, plants, animals, weather, and the Earth; thus, the exercises in this worktext were designed to help stimulate their curiosity, creativity, and imagination.
The series is anchored on the exploratory and discovery approaches. Thus, it has stimulating and fun activities that encourage the pupils to ask questions, examine things closely, and find out solutions to simple problems. Some songs are used to enliven the lesson and at the same time enrich their learning experiences.
Each worktext in the series is organized into units. In unit 1, the pupils will learn about themselves, their body parts and ways to keep themselves clean, and what they need to grow. In unit 2, they will learn about the things around them—the colors, sizes, shapes, sounds, smell, and taste of things. In units 3 and 4, they will be taught about the concepts of plants and animals, specifically their kinds, sizes, sounds, movements, development, and the ways of taking care of them. In unit 5, the pupils will learn about the weather and how it affects the things that people use and wear.