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Science Tips

science projectHelping children engage in the world of science can be daunting. Many parents feel they don’t know enough about science to help their children at all. Those who do know the world of science may be confused about how to help young children learn about complex concepts. Browse through these science tips and articles to make your child’s experience with science meaningful and memorable.

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      Growing the TickleMe plant in class is a fun way to excite kids about how amazing plants are. What makes the TickleMe Plant amazing is that it moves like it is being Tickled when you Tickle It! It sure beats growing a lima bean!

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