The children were so influenced by the experiences they had with Science as kindergartners. They remembered putting on goggles and lab coats and working with thermometers and hand lenses and balance scales. They remembered gardening. They remembered that they were just like Scientists when they wrote in their Science journals.
As the children cut and colored their own little Scientists they talked about all the things that they had done as Scientists and about Scientists they saw on television, in books and in videos. What a fun way to begin a year of Science investigations.