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The summer science activities section is for students and parents can get ideas for educational activities, projects and experiments.

Attack the Boredom of Summer with these Super Science Fair Project Ideas

Super Science Fair Project Ideas

Summer vacation can be filled with days of boredom for elementary-age children.  Parents struggle to find activities which fill time and, if on a budget, do not involve large expense.  Planning several cool science projects can serve a dual purpose – keeping a child’s mind busy and active and possibly discovering an award winning science […]

6th grade last minute summer science fair projects…

6th grade last minute summer science fair projects...

Summer vacation is about half way over for most of the kids in the United States. However, there are some schools in the country that have a year round school program. If you happen to be in summer school or in a year round program and your time is during the summer then chances are […]

Science Fair Competitions: Preparing for Next Fall NOW!

Science Fair Competitions

Summer is the perfect time to begin your search for science fair competitions. As a kid I loved to enter these contests. I found that they not only helped to direct my science skill development, but they were also a lot of fun. Also, as a side effect of entering a lot of skill contests, […]

Having Fun Getting Started With Your Science Fair Project During The Summer

Having Fun Getting Started With Your Science Fair Project During The Summer

Science is all around you. Whether you get inspired by the plants and animals as you go out for walks in the countryside or find visits to museums, planetariums, zoos or aquariums a fascinating way to find out about things like dinosaurs or animals at the zoo, make it an adventure to learn how things […]

Science Fair Success and Summer Projects

Science Fair Success and Summer Projects

Summer vacation is just beginning. Don’t let summer boredom set in. You can eliminate your summer boredom by participating in the Summer Slide Prevention Program (see below) and by conducting your own summer science fair projects. One type of summer project that you can work on is a plant project.       If you […]

Science Fair Ideas and Summer Vacation

Science Fair Ideas and Summer Vacation

As I mentioned last week, summertime is a great time to get out and explore the world and learn new things. This week I’d like to talk about a summertime activity that can (1) entertain you and (2) provide you with ideas for super science fair projects. This activity is going to a science museum. […]

Middle School Summer Science Activities

Educational Science Kits Summer Activities

Summer is when we all get a little more active so if you are looking for middle school summer science activities then consider using science fair science kits. For example, you can examine the mechanics of your summer sports, you can look at why your boat stays afloat in the lake, you can explore the […]

Parents and College: Getting the Most Out of Summer Vacation

Science Fair Success

Summer is my favorite time of year to prepare for science fair success. It is the perfect time of year to really expand your horizons as a student of life. However, it is also the perfect time of year to prepare for your fall science fair projects. Colleges and Universities are not only looking at […]

What Can Kids Do This Summer for Free, or Almost Free?

Free Summer Activities

Each summer parents struggle with the task of finding something affordable and interesting for their kids to do. The good news is that there are hundreds of things available for kids to do during the summer, most of which will be fun and educational. I always wanted my kids to have fun everyday during the […]

Is Summer Time Vacation Bad for Kids?

Do you know that summer learning loss has been studied by scientists since 1906? All students experience summer slide, sometimes called summer brain drain, when there are extended absences from learning activities. It is a fact that children lose up to 2-1/2 months of learning, depending on the economic status of the family. By the […]