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Getting Kids Interested in STEM

February 2, 2018

What’s your child’s favorite subject in school? The common answer is recess or PE, but science, math and other STEM-related subjects aren’t often cited as favorites. Changing how kids feel about STEM can make a world of difference as they...

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How to Teach Kids About Pollution

January 3, 2018

With climate change continuing to be a hot topic, many parents and teachers are trying to figure out how to teach kids about pollution. It’s important for children to know about it because when they’re familiar with what it is,...

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Astronaut

Space Food

December 4, 2017

Have you ever asked yourself, “What do astronauts eat in space?” If so, you’re not alone. When you visit a science center, it’s not unusual to see kids — and some adults — walking around with astronaut ice cream and...

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Think Like a Scientist: Teaching the Scientific Method to Kids

November 9, 2017

If you’re wondering how to teach kids to think like a scientist, the solution is pretty simple — teach them the scientific method. While that may seem easy on the surface, introducing the scientific method for kids in a way...

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Rock candy

Make Your Own Rock Candy

October 16, 2017

*Please note parental participation is required for this experiment due to working with scalding liquids. Can a single science experiment be alliterative, fun and yummy all at the same time? When it comes to making your own rock candy, the...

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Disappearing Messages!

August 15, 2017

It’s almost a rite of passage. At some time in every childhood, you absolutely must experiment with disappearing ink. Many a secret message has been written and delivered using this time-honored method of communication. What kids who write these notes...

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Ice Salt Experiment

Understanding Melting Points

July 11, 2017

  How do you explain the states of matter to a child? It’s a difficult concept to master. Even some adults have trouble wrapping their heads around how something can go from solid to liquid to gas with just a...

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Guide To Choosing A Fun Summer Camp For Your Child

Guide to Choosing a Fun Summer Camp for Your Child

June 8, 2017

For children, summer is a fun time full of long, lazy days without school or homework. But for parents, it’s often a challenge to keep their children engaged and entertained. No matter the child, within a few weeks, most everyone...

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Moving From STEM to STEAM

May 2, 2017

Infographic source: http://musicedmasters.kent.edu/stem-to-steam/ You are no doubt familiar with the acronym STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. STEM has become a major focus for educators and analysts, who see jobs in this sector booming over the next few...

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15 Fun Science Books for Kids

April 11, 2017

  Whether you’re introducing your child to science for the first time or hoping to give them a renewed interest in the subject, books play an essential role. If the science books you choose don’t hold their attention, they won’t...

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