9 Ways to Encourage Your Children to Get Involved in Science

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Share experiences with children, such as conducting experiments on the kitchen counter, taking apart household gadgets to see how they work, reading science books and magazines together and even watching science shows on TV.


Convey an interest and excitement for science and help instill such excitement in children.


Kids sometimes think of science as something somehow separate from their world. Help show them it’s part of their everyday life — from the products they use (chemistry, botany and geology) to the air they breathe (ecology and physiology) and the toys they enjoy (technology and physics).