Parent Resources

SciTech Kids has put together a list of websites that provide excellent science resources for parents. Check back to this page often as we will be adding new content on a regular basis. 

PBS Parents - Exploring Science with Children
Are you looking for ways to help your child engage in the world of science? PBS Parents offers great pointers to keep in mind as you explore science with your child.

NSTA Resource for Parents
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) gives tips on helping your child explore the world of science.

Science.gov
This site is an excellent resource that helps parents answer questions about various science topics.

Discovery Education
Discovery Education offers family resources that provide quality, relevant science material for you and your children.

Free Science Resources
This site provides great lessons, and other resources for studying topics in earth sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, space sciences, and applied sciences.

Science Fair Project Ideas
The Science Buddies Parent page offers information and resources for parents about how to guide their children through a science fair project.

Trends International Math and Science Study (TIMSS) 2011
This is the international study that ranks countries based on the results of a math and science assessment test.

Students Attitudes Toward Science
This research shows that nearly fifty percent of students may lose interest in science by the third grade (Weinburgh, 1998).