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Science and nature books for middle schoolers

Tired of the dry, academic tomes that purport to teach science? GreatSchools rounds out our grade-by-grade recommendations for science and nature books with this excellent, irrevent collection by artist Simon Basher, plus topical picks on the environment and global warming.

Is your child on track in science?

From presidents to pundits, everyone's talking about the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Is your child mastering these essential skills? Find out with our grade-by-grade guide.

Sparking Your Child's Interest in Science

Links and reference to programs, learning institutions and internships for middle-and high-school science students.

Science experiment: create a circulatory system

Design a mock circulatory system that can distribute water to five “cells” in your body in less than 30 seconds!

Decoding America's math and science scores

Where does your child fit into the global picture of education? (And should you care?)

What do Wii remotes have to do with science? Ask these sixth graders.

What do Wii remotes have to do with science? Ask these sixth graders, who are making roller coasters and balloon-powered cars and conducting experiments.

Top summer learning activities for middle schoolers

Keep your sixth-, seventh-, or eighth-grader sharp all summer with fun brain boosters.

Extreme makeover: green schools edition

Put an environmental spin on your kids' education with these eco-friendly tips for schools.

What is STEM - and why should you care?

Key things parents can do to give their children an edge in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Is the best second language Java, Python, or Ruby?

Coding languages are the backbone of our interconnected world. Here's why your kids needs to understand digital language - no matter what career they pursue.

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