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Bulletin: Parents, Your Involvement Matters...in Science, Too! (2004) provides lots of practical tips for things parents can do everyday to support and encourage their children’s interest in science. It dispels some popular myths about science, and includes a sample science standard for Pre-k to grade 2 from the Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Frameworks. English, Spanish or Portuguese

Bulletin: Helping Your Child Learn Science, (p.2) (2001). From creepy crawlies to plants and light, here are suggestions to help parents keep science interesting and exciting for their kids. Find out what your children need to know about science and technology. English, Spanish or Portuguese


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• Helping Your Child Learn Science: English or Spanish

FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence) has great resources that advise parents and teachers on things they can do to help every child learn science. It covers earth science, space sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, applied and other sciences.