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August Science News

 

Parents: 

Children benefit from positive peer influence in afterschool programs

Now that school is starting back up many parents are wondering what after school activities are right for their kids. “Children benefit from positive peer influence in afterschool programs” stresses the importance of choosing the right after school program for your children.

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Source: Penn State News

 

 Kids:

What Killed the Dinosaurs?

Was it asteroids that really killed the dinosaurs? New research suggests that it might have been more than just an asteroid. This exciting article is perfect for kids but enjoyable at any age!

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Source: Time for Kids


July Science News

 

Parents: 

Ten scientific facts your child needs to know

Summer is the perfect time to get involved with your children’s education but as parents it’s often difficult to accurately gauge what your kids should or shouldn’t know already. School A to Z’s list of “Ten scientific facts your child needs to know” is a great starting point.

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Source: School A to Z

 

 Kids:

What to wear on Mars

Is your little girl or boy interested in space? Help your kids keep up with the latest astronaut gear with Science News for Kids recent article, “What to wear on Mars.” For an inside look at the next generation design for spacesuits take a look at the original article.  

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Source: Science News For Students


June Science News

 

Parents: 

Fun Summer Science Projects for Kids

Summer is the perfect time to get involved with your child’s education. Take the extra time to conduct hands on science experiments. Nothing can shape your child’s learning experience like engaging, fun, and educational projects. For more ideas we suggest reading the PBS Parents article, “Fun Summer Science Projects for Kids.”

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Source: PBS Parents

 

 Kids:

A Dino Discovery

The best way to get your children interested in science is to show them it can be fun and exciting. Dinosaurs have always been a favorite topic among kids. The Time Kids article, “A Dino Discovery” is the perfect mix of excitement and education to keep your little ones entertained this summer.

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Source: Time for Kids


May Science News

 

Parents: 

Why can't the U.S. fill math and science jobs?

As parents, it’s natural to worry about your child’s future. What if you could increase the chances of your little one starting a sustainable and successful career path? Currently 20% jobs in the United States require knowledge in one of these four areas: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathmatetics. Studies show America is not producing enough workers to keep up with demand in these fields. Shoshana Davis’s article “Why can't the U.S. fill math and science jobs?” shines light on the issue at hand and gives suggestions for getting your children interested in science.

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Source: CBS News

 

 Kids:

Incredible 'Lost World' Discovered in Australia

One of the most fascinating things about our planet is there are still things yet to be discovered. Three new species have recently been discovered in an unexplored part of Australia. DOGO News presents the story in a riveting article perfect for students grades 5-8. Important terms are bolded within the article to help your children learn important scientific terms as they read. 

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Source: DOGO News


April Science News

 

Parents: 

Sugar Doesn’t Make Kids Hyper, and Other Parenting Myths

Sugar makes kids hyper and listening to Mozart makes babies smarter are a just a couple of the parenting myths Laura Saunders of Science News investigates in her latest article. Sanders tackles advice she’s received as a parent that turns out to be false with a dash of scientific reasoning. 

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Source: Science News

 

 Kids:

Balding Penguin Gets Custom Wetsuit

National Geographic Kids presents a heartwarming tale in which a group of scientists helps a balding penguin. This article is perfect to read along with your little ones and is sure to leave a smile on your face. 

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Source: National Geographic Kids


March Science News

 

Parents: 

Tools and Resources for Exploring Science

Hands on activities are a great way to get your kid interested in science. PBS parents has provided parents with an affordable yet effective list of tools in its recent article, “Tools and Resources for Exploring Science.” This article includes indoor and outdoor activities that are perfect for any child! 

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Source: PBS Parents  

 

 Kids:

Testing the Five-Second Rule

Have you ever wondered if there is any scientific reasoning behind the “five-second” rule? Time Kids answers this age-old question in their latest article, “Testing the Five-Second Rule”. This article is perfect to read along with your kids. Learn something new today! 

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Source: Time for Kids


 

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