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 […]

Back to School Preparation Tips

How to Prepare Your Children to Return to School in the Fall

It is important to prepare your children before they go back to school in the fall. This is true for children of all ages, including college students. We have written one general eBook, How to Prepare Your Children to Return to School in the Fall, which is a FREE download and offers parents tips for […]

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Competitions

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Competitions

This week I want to talk about the science programs and competitions offered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory Competitions (NREL). This foundation offers programs and competitions for elementary school students, middle school students and high school students. Read on to learn about tutoring programs and science competitions. If you are associated with an elementary […]

Kyoto University Chimps & College Students Memory Experiment

The chimpanzee Ai and her infant Ayumu at 2 years and 4 months. Both are engaged in their own computer task inside a testing booth (Photo by Mainichi Newspaper)

Kyoto University in Japan had college students and chimps match wits with a number game. Although this experiment dates back to 2007, it is still very interesting and though you would like to know about it. What the results showed was truly surprising. The experiment went like this. Both the college students and the chimps […]

Department of Energy School Competitions

Department of Energy Science Competitions

A few weeks ago we talked about the Toy Challenge, a science competition for middle school students in grades 5 through 8. Today I’d like to talk about how you can use science competitions to develop your students’ interest in science. To start with you will need to familiarize yourself with the Department of Energy’s […]

Summer Slide Activities Program Week 7

Summer Slide Activities Program Week 7

Look at the new Free Summer Slide Activities Program Week 7. This program helps to prevent your children loosing 3 months of learning from the previous school year. If you haven’t enrolled already, you still can do so in the form below. Here is your 7th week’s package. Dolch Site Words – Grades Preschool thru […]

Summer Slide Activities Program Week 6 – Info for Parents & Teachers

Summer Slide Prevention Activities Program Week 6

Look at the new Free Summer Slide Activities Program Week 6. Below are resources for parents and teachers. This program will help to prevent your children loosing 3 months of learning from the previous school year. If you haven’t enrolled already, you still can do so in the form below. Teachers Invite students to join […]

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 […]

Summer Slide Activities Program Week 5 – Preventing Brain Drain

Free Summer Slide Program Activities - Week 5

Look at the new Free Summer Slide Activities Program Week 5. This program will help to prevent your children loosing 3 months of learning from the previous school year. What did you like about last weeks activities? If you haven’t enrolled already, you still can do so in the form below. How To Keep the […]

Summer Slide Activities Program Week 4 – Preventing Brain Drain

Free Summer Slide Prevention Program - Week 4

Look at the new Free Summer Slide Activities Program – Week 4. What did you like about last weeks activities? If you haven’t enrolled already, you still can do so in the form below. This week we will explain the Faucet Theory. The impact of summer vacation has been of interest beyond school practitioners. This […]