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Promote science at home

How you can help at home: Here are tips for helping your child engage in scientific thinking.

Your second grader and science

Second graders study the states of matter and how they transform through heating and cooling.

Your fifth grader and science

Fifth graders get an up-close view of animal and plant life by examining the structure of cells.

Your fourth grader and science

Fourth graders study electrical circuits as well as the properties of conductors and insulators.

Your middle schooler and science

From body systems to solar systems, find out which scientific concepts middle schoolers are expected to master.

Your high schooler and science

Science for life: Students in high school traverse the college track

Your first grader and science

First graders learn how to use their five senses to observe changes in living and nonliving objects.

Whose science project is it, anyway?

When teachers assign projects, parents are often unsure how much they're expected to help, particularly if the child seems overwhelmed by the assignment.

What to expect in preschool: science

Preschool teachers introduce scientific concepts by capitalizing on children's innate curiosity about the world.

Your kindergartner and science

Kindergartners discover the similarities and differences in animals and plants as well as their identifying characteristics.