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Science

Science Milestones

microscopeThe overall goals of children’s development in science are to deepen their conceptual understandings of the world around them, to increase their comprehension of how science is practiced and to develop their abilities to conduct scientific investigations. See how you can help children meet and achieve these science milestones with a supportive environment.

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Science Activities
Help your child explore the world of science with these fun and easy activities.

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Science Tips
Find tips and articles to make your child’s experience with science meaningful.



More Age-by-Age Insights

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Child Development Tracker
Use the Child Development Tracker to get insights on the stages of growth.

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Infant Milestones
Know what milestones to expect and track your baby’s growth on the timeline.

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    One fun science project that kids love is to grow a PET TIckleMe Plant from seeds and watch how the leaves fold and the branches fall down when you Tickle It!
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