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ERIC Number: ED522947
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Helping Your Child Learn Science: A Family Guide for Science
Nebraska Department of Education
Science starts at home. Parents play a crucial role in determining how much science their children learn. This paper presents a list of tips that parents can use to help their children learn science. They are: (1) Focus on your child's interests; (2) Talk with your child about what you are doing-- make it a two-way conversation; (3) Girls are just as curious as boys; (4) Hands-on works best; (5) Take things apart to see how they work; (6) Find positive role models; and (7) Younger children develop reading readiness and science readiness. (Contains 5 resources.)
Nebraska Department of Education. P.O. Box 94987, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509. Tel: 402-471-2295; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Department of Education