Thursday, September 15, 2011

Science Curriculums

If parents are not fully satisfied with the science textbooks their children are using, they can supplement the science curriculum with freely available educational resources. If the number or kind of science activities prescribed is not satisfactory, parents can find many additional science activities online.

To test understanding of a science concept, parents can use free science worksheets. These worksheets are also useful for extra practice. Science games are a great way to get kids to practice science while also allowing them to have fun.

There are a large number of science curriculums that homeschooling parents can choose from. Parents should do all they can to find out about the different kinds of science curriculums available and what each one has to offer before choosing the best one for their kids.

Kinds of Science Curriculums

Science curriculums differ from each other in many ways. These differences mainly arise from the amount and kind of hands-on learning each curriculum requires. For example, in some kinds of science curriculums, the experiments may require expensive laboratory material. On the other hand, others may suggest experiments which for the most part require only basic household items. Further, the depth of the explanations following the experiments tends to differ in different curriculums. Also, some textbooks may have clearer explanations than others. Another important factor that parents ought to consider is the level of parental involvement required.

Science Activities

Science WorksheetsScience Worksheets for 1st Grade

Science Worksheets for 2nd Grade

Science Worksheets for 3rd Grade

Science Worksheets for 5th Grade

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