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Helping Your Child with Science

How do our immune systems work? How do plants turn sunlight into energy? Science teaches students to investigate the world's everyday mysteries. From earth sciences (geology, oceanography) to physical sciences (chemistry, physics) to life sciences (biology, anatomy) to astronomy, the study of space, sciences can be some of the most challenging and most rewarding areas of study.

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    Trends in Secondary School Science

    There is widespread support for continued improvement of the educational system. Scientific and technological literacy...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Science Attitudes

    What Are Attitudes? Attitudes are mental predispositions toward people, objects, subjects, events, and so on. In...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 23.

    Parts of the Eye

    Cornea: The crystal clear dome that covers the front of the eye. Lens: The crystalline lens focuses the light. It is...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 24.

    An Overview of Goals for Science Education

    Scientific knowledge, scientific methods, societal issues, personal needs, and career awareness are the goals for...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 25.

    Insect Basics and Insect Classifications

    Insects are the most common animals on our planet. In fact there are more types of insects than all other animals...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Magnets and Gravity

    Activities: 1. Magnets Can Find and Attract Iron Ore Bring sand inside the classroom and place in a shallow tray. Have...

    Source: PBS Parents
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    Activities: 1. We Eat Different Parts of Plants Make 'Friendship Soup' Have each child bring a favorite vegetable...

    Source: PBS Parents
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    Science Labs in Elementary School?

    Traditionally, elementary school means the three Rs: reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic. That tradition has been carried...

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    Home Activities for Helping Your Child Learn Science: Preschool and Up

    Your home is a great place for you to begin to explore science with your child. Incorporating science activities and...

    Source: U.S. Department of Education
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    Science Outside the Classroom

    With so much attention on reading and math assessments these days, it's no wonder the classroom science lab has been...