The aim of this study is to examine the projects carried out in preschool period under TÜBİTAK 4004 Nature Education and Science Schools Support Program between 2016-2018 years. This study designed in scanning model and the findings were analyzed by content analysis. According to the findings most projects that carried out in preschool period belong to 2017 year, most projects are carried out by universities, most of the projects are implemented in the Mediterranean Region and implemented with children in the 5-6 age group. The aim of the most projects are to develop positive attitudes, values of nature and supporting the development of conscious and healthy generations. It was observed that the implementation period of the projects ranged from 4 days to 3 months. It has been found that all of the projects emphasize the method of learning by doing, and most of the projects use examination and observation techniques.
Preschool education, science education, nature education, project based learning, learning by doing