From body systems to solar systems, find out which scientific concepts middle schoolers are expected to master.
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.
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.
Links and reference to programs, learning institutions and internships for middle-and high-school science students.
Design a mock circulatory system that can distribute water to five “cells” in your body in less than 30 seconds!
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, who are making roller coasters and balloon-powered cars and conducting experiments.
Keep your sixth-, seventh-, or eighth-grader sharp all summer with fun brain boosters.
Put an environmental spin on your kids' education with these eco-friendly tips for schools.
Key things parents can do to give their children an edge in science, technology, engineering, and math.