Science Resources for Parents
Check out these great science activities for K-12 students and their families and resources for teaching science
Support your child’s science learning at home
Help your child learn science. Here are some tips for busy parents.
Children are naturally curious about the world around them. Parents and other caregivers can nurture this curiosity in children of all ages by creating a positive and safe environment at home for exploration and discovery.
Empower young inventors, scientists, and leaders through student competitions
Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Competition (grades K–12)
U.S. Army's eCYBERMISSION Program (grades 6–9)
NSTA Angela Award for one female student (grades 5–8)
Get ready for your school science fair with Science Fair Warm-Up: Learning the Practices of Scientists. There are four different editions geared for grades 5–8, 7–10, and 8–12, as well as a teacher edition.
Encourage children to curl up with a good science book
Prepare your child for the next generation of science learning
NSTA's parent Q&A will help you explore the importance of standards and the role they play in education.
Learn more about the Next Generation Science Standards in NSTA's position statement on NGSS.