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Resources for Teaching Science

Whether you’re a science teacher, a parent, or someone who enjoy teaching kids about science in an informal setting, the University of California Berkeley Understanding Science site has you covered. There, you’ll find resources for teaching science regardless of grade … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids about Anthropology

Anthropology is not a subject many kids get a lot of direct exposure to, though they may learn about it indirectly through other subjects. However, if you’ve got a kid interested in anthropology, the American Museum of  Natural History has … Continue reading

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OpenSciEd for Science in Classrooms

For teachers looking to teach science in interesting ways, the resources have not always been available. With OpenSciEd, however, teachers have access to open source science education materials that focus on the fun parts of science rather than memorization. The … Continue reading

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Hands-On Labs Wins Education Award

Hands-On Labs, a service that provides digital content and lab-grade materials kits, has been awarded the 2020 Education Innovation of the Year award in the international Cloud Computing Awards. You can read more about this here!

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Awesome Finds: Science Fact of the Day

If you’re looking for a collection of science facts, check out these archived Science Facts of the Day. Though this project seems to have ended in 2012, there’s still a ton of great information included here that could be used … Continue reading

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Computer Science Education Week

Next week, December 9-15, 2019, is Computer Science Education Week. The website provides example one-hour coding lessons for pre-readers through high school levels of kids. Many of the projects involve popular characters from TV and movies, which makes the lessons … Continue reading

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Science Experiment Subscription Service

If you’re shopping for a budding mad scientist, check out MEL Chemistry, which is a subscription kit service that provides science experiments for kids. The kit and experiments are geared toward kids in the 9 to 14 age range, and … Continue reading

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Fun Thanksgiving Experiments!

With American Thanksgiving coming up, you may find yourself in need of ways to entertain kids, whether they’re your own, those of a family member, or those of a friend. We’re posting links to a few different sets of Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Cool Science Projects for Kids: Dragon Lights

If you’re looking for a fun crafty science project to do with young kids, the National Science Teaching Association has tons! Whether you want lights for Halloween or for the winter holidays, making “dragon lights” with kids as young as … Continue reading

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Help Name the New Mars Rover!

While the current Mars rover, Opportunity, has wound down, NASA plans to dispatch another rover to Mars, and they’re looking for help with a name for this rover! Kids from K-12 can submit an essay with their suggestion for what the … Continue reading

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