STEM Spotlight: 7 Ways to Pique Your Child’s Interest in Science

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3) Do hands-on projects. “When you work with kids, you need to be sure that they don’t feel bored,” says Evans. “A lot of these kids don’t even know that they are learning and that is our goal.”  Allowing children to do hands-on science projects increases their interest in the subjects. Evans and her team found that a lot of schools teach students from textbooks and don’t show them anything. It's one thing to read about a volcano, it’s another thing to build a volcano, Evans says. See Also: Why We Must Embrace STEM Education

3) Do hands-on projects. “When you work with kids, you need to be sure that…