Resources for Parents
Science With Me®
Help your children learn science the easy, hands-on way with
Science With Me! - Science for kids educational website.
Science With Me! is a free educational science website for
elementary age children. The website offers science movies
and songs, free science coloring sheets, free science worksheets,
fun science projects for kids and stories to help young children
learn scientific principles and science the fun way. Visit
An online guide to to education sites, resources, and articles
on the web. All education topics and resources are sorted
by subject and lifestage. It is an online education guide
for students, parents, and educators. http://www.educationcorner.com/
Lawrence Hall of Science Parent Portal
Created to provide all parents with clear and practical advice,
active participation tools, and solid math and science resources
for helping their children learn. Presented by one of the
nation's leading centers for math and science education and
curriculum development, Parent Portal is accessible and practical--a
one-of-a-kind resource for every involved parent.
CSTA Parent Science Handbook
Designed to help parents instill a love of science in their
children, this handbook provides ideas and resources to ensure
your child's success in learning how the natural world works.
Download a free copy.
Helping Your Child Learn Science — Cómo
ayudar a sus hijos a aprender ciencia
A Resource for Parents Available in English & Spanish
An engaging and educational booklet packed with in-home science
activities parents can do with their children. This unique
resource helps parents answer their children's most-asked
question: "Why?" Awaken your children to the joy
of learning by encouraging their imagination and curiosity.
Download the English
Una copia en español
Teachers and Families Working Together—Parenting
SID THE SCIENCE KID
is a new educational animated television series using comedy
to promote exploration, discovery and science readiness among
preschoolers. This production of 40 half-hour episodes, co-produced
by The Jim Henson Company and KCET/Los Angeles for PBS KIDS®,
debuts on September 1, 2008, as part of the popular PBS KIDS
preschool destination. The hosted two-hour morning block and
online destination features a practical in-school science
curriculum and uses music and humor to celebrate children's
natural curiosity about science in everyday life. The energetic
and inquisitive Sid starts each episode with a new question
("Why are my shoes shrinking?" "Why do bananas get mushy?")
and embarks on a fun-filled day of finding answers with the
help of family and friends. Find it at http://pbskids.org/sid/parentsandteachers/.
National Education Association—Getting Involved
in Your Child's Education
Includes on-line tutorials and information on improving time
management skills, study skills, memory, and more. While aimed
at college students, the strategies are helpful for K-12 students
and can serve as guidelines for parents to help their children.
Business Training Schools
This site offers links to guides on study skills so you can
learn how to manage time, take tests and notes, write a good
paper, and cite resources.