From great whites to garbage, let these books spark your child's interest in science by presenting a range of natural (and not so natural) phenomena. Learn how predators use camouflage to hunt more effectively, for example, or how to keep trash out of landfills. Your...
Help first graders learn about the natural world around them. This book list will not only spark their curiosity about creatures as varied as beetles, sea turtles, and polar bears, but also offer important lessons about becoming an involved citizen.
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.
Making bread provides opportunities to measure, question and observe.
Give your first- or second-grader a beginner's lesson in chemistry with a favorite, frozen childhood treat.
Most state standards include teaching evolution in science classes.
Where states, school boards and the courts stand on the place of evolution in the science curriculum.
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.
How you can help at home: This easy-to-make noisemaker reinforces the science skills of observation.
How you can help at home: Make shawabtis, small mummy-like statues, to introduce your child to the art of ancient Egypt.