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Tips To Spark Your Child’s Interest in Science

Updated: May 28, 2020

Children are naturally curious and are born with a scientific mind, Children like to ask questions, explore new places, and touch things. They are curious and love to explore their surroundings. Children have a lot of traits in common with scientists. You can foster your child's natural science interests by using the following tips

Let them use a Microscope

Get your child a microscope and use it to collect different sorts of material such as leaves, plants, rocks and let your children look at the material under a microscope. Most children find this an amazing and interesting activity.

Educate them about the material they are analyzing and about the environment they are found in. For example, if they are examining a plant explain what type of environment that plant is found in and why it grows there. This will spark your child's natural curiosity.


​Visit a natural science museum

Instead of entertaining your child with TV or movies, why not head down to the nearest science museum near you? Many metropolitan areas contain science museums; some are focused on particular science topics like ecology, biology or anthropology.


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