Helping Your Child Learn Science - Resource List
Publications for Parents
American Association for the Advancement of Science. A Family Guide to Science. Washington, DC, 2003. (Available online at www.scienceeverywhere.org)
American Association for the Advancement of Science. Ten Questions to Ask Your Neighborhood School about Local Science Education. Washington, DC, 1998. (Available online at www.project2061.org/research/questions/10questions.htm)
Barber, Jacqueline, Parizeau, Nicole, Bergman, Lincoln and Lima, Patricia. Spark Your Child's Success in Math and Science: Practical Advice for Parents. Berkeley, CA: Great Explorations in Math and Science (GEMS), 2002.
Barry, Dana M. Science Fair Projects: Helping Your Child Create a Super Science Fair Project. Huntington Beach, CA: Teacher Created Materials, 2001.
Children's Partnership. Parent's Guide to the Information Superhighway: Rules and Tools for Families Online, 2nd ed.. Washington, DC, 1998. (Available online at http://www.childrenspartnership.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home&TEMPLATE=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&CONTENTID=4687)
Milbourne, Linda A. and Haury, David L. Helping Students With Homework in Science and Math. ERIC Digest, 2003.
National Research Council. Every Child a Scientist. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1997. (Available online at www.nap.edu/books/0309059860/html/index.html)
National Science Foundation. New Formulas for America's Workforce: Girls in Science and Engineering. Washington, DC, 2003.
National Science Teachers Association. Help Your Child Explore Science. Washington, DC, 2000. (Available online at http://www.nsta.org/portals/parents/explore.aspx)
National Urban League. Science and Math at Home for Young Children. New York, 1994. (Available online at www.nul.org/)
Pearce, Querida L. How to Talk Dinosaur With Your Child. Los Angeles: Lowell House, 1991.
SciMathMN. What Should I Look for in the Science Program in My Child's School? Minneapolis, MN: SciMathMN, 2000. (Available online at www.scimathmn.org/parent_science.htm)
Sherwood, Elizabeth A., et. al. More Mudpies to Magnets: Science for Young Children. Beltsville, MD: Gryphon House, 1991.
U.S. Department of Education. Helping Your Child With Homework. Washington, DC, 2002. (Available online at www.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/homework/index.html)
U.S. Department of Education. Parents Guide to the Internet. Washington, DC, 1997. (Available online at www.ed.gov/pubs/parents/internet/index.html)
Walthall, Barbara (Ed.). IDEAAAS: Sourcebook for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1995.
Zeman, Anne. Everything You Need to Know About Science Homework. New York: Irving Place Press, 1994.
Reprinted with the permission of the U.S. Department of Education.
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