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10 Everyday Ways to Explore Science While Having Fun

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Summer Science for Kids, Summer night sky perfect for learning about astronomy

Go Star-Gazing


Look up! Clear summer nights are ideal for quick astronomy lessons with your kids. See if your younger child can spot the North Star in the sky, and ask your older child to identify constellations and the phase of the moon. When you're at the beach, talk about how the moon affects tides in the ocean.

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August 28, 2014



Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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