Articles tagged with Science

3 Ways to Get Ahead on Your Student’s Science Fair Project

3 Ways to Get Ahead on Your Student’s Science Fair Project

With the school year just beginning, your student’s science fair project may be the last thing on your mind. Back-to-school time, however, is a great time to get an early start on your child’s science fair project. Ways to get ahead on your student’s science fair project can include reaching out to their teacher to ensure you understand the involved deadlines, determining the central research question early on, and spending time getting creative with ideas. Getting a head start on your student’s science fair project gives you both time to flesh out any ideas and make a plan for how to execute the project. Also, it will ... Read More About 3 Ways to Get Ahead on Your Student’s Science Fair Project

3 STEM Activities for Students this Summer

3 STEM Activities for Students this Summer

With summer vacation fast approaching, parents may wonder how to keep learning alive for their students over these months off from school. One great way to do this is to plan creative STEM activities for your students this summer—STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math, subject areas that give students a multitude of room for creative activities to keep them engaged and excited about learning. [RELATED: Why Students Should Care About STEM] There are many STEM activities for students to enjoy during the summer, including building with Legos, experimenting with the water cycle, and illustrating how shadows work. See be ... Read More About 3 STEM Activities for Students this Summer

What to Know About College-Level Science

What to Know About College-Level Science

From biotech to computer engineering, science currently ranks among the most popular academic fields among U.S. college students. If you’re interested in studying science, you should know that college-level science presents both challenges and invaluable lessons that can help you prepare you for success in your field post graduation. College-level science courses will likely feel more difficult than high-school level science courses. Despite being tough, however, college-level science courses are totally plausible to succeed in—all you need is a positive attitude and lots of hard work. Knowing a little about what you’re get ... Read More About What to Know About College-Level Science

Study Strategies for Science

Study Strategies for Science

Chromosomes? Chemical equations? Laws of motion? Say what? If science isn’t your strongest subject, you may fear these terms — but that’s not necessary! With with a few good study strategies, you can train yourself to become much more comfortable with science, and in turn, develop a stronger aptitude for it. 1. Know your way around text features Do you ever look at the students who are naturally good at science and realize they’re often pretty good at math, too? That’s no surprise, considering the skills involved in math are actually very similar to those needed in science. Science is largely about reading the d ... Read More About Study Strategies for Science

What are the High School Science Courses?

What are the High School Science Courses?

While most people are familiar with chemistry and biology, there happen to be a great number of science courses available to high school students. Some are required and others are optional, but each offers a leg up to students eyeing colleges or hoping to seek a career in the sciences. As STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) programs gain momentum, there are more science classes available than ever before. [RELATED: STEM Resources for Students] So, what options are available to students with an interest or background in science? While this list may not be exhaustive, it covers the vast majority offered in public high school sys ... Read More About What are the High School Science Courses?