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Family Science Clubs

Ideas to get families excited about science

Science and Children—Fall 2023 (Volume 60, Issue 7)

By M. Gail Jones and Megan Ennes

Family Science Clubs

Educators are increasingly recognizing that significant amounts of science learning take place over the course of one’s lifetime and that much of this learning takes place outside of school settings (NRC 2009). Americans spend on average “less than 5 percent of their life in classrooms” (Falk and Dierking 2010, p. 486).

General Science Teaching Strategies Elementary

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