"Creating a Classroom of Community Young Scientists" is intended to help teachers--both pre-service and in-service--develop exciting science programs in their classrooms. This book provides the groundwork for designing and implementing a science programs in their classrooms. This book provides the groundwork for designing and implementing a science program that takes into account the latest research in teaching and learning. It provides an approach that will capture children's imaginations, stimulate their curiosity, and create a strong foundation for their continued interest in, and appreciation of, science and the world in which they live. The book is designed to be user friendly, and offers an approach to teaching science that is exciting for teachers as well.