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Turning Youngsters onto Science

August 20, 2010

When President Obama launched the Educate to Innovate campaign, an initiative to set science education back on track after decades of decline, he noted that, “American 15-year-olds now rank 21st in science” worldwide. For a county that has led the world in science, this is a disturbing statistic. One of the objectives of the program […]

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Five Ideas for Microbiology Science Fair Projects

February 23, 2010

Microbiology science fair projects are very popular among middle school students. These projects examine the unseen world. They also produce some of the most interesting projects possible. Students that want to develop gross, slimy or smelly projects will find plenty of options in this category of project topics. Slime Mold Microbiology Science Fair Projects Slime […]

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Science Camps

December 13, 2004

Camps that focus on many different fields of science and technology are available across the country for children of elementary school age and up. Some of the organizations listed in the section above may provide information. In addition, check the following:

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Science Websites

December 13, 2004

The following websites are some of the many that contain great links for both you and your child, in addition to the federal websites. Most of these listings provide information about how to search for specific information and links to other age-appropriate sites for children.

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Science on the Internet

December 13, 2004

Through the Internet, your child can have access to a vast array of science resources. Many of these resources are both educational and entertaining. Others, however, are inappropriate for children or provide inaccurate information. Here are some suggestions for helping your child use Internet resources appropriately.

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Science on TV

December 13, 2004

Even though the quality of the science programming seen on TV varies a lot, some programs are able to provide accurate science information in a way that both informs children and captures and holds their interest.

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