Science & Mathematics Education Resources for Parents

Publications and electronic sources of information on supporting your child's education in science and mathematics including events and activities.

A Family Guide to Science, from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, can be downloaded  from: http://www.tryscience.org/parents/se_2.html

It's Her Future - Encourage a Girl in Math, Science and Technology, from Girl Scouts USA ogranization can be downloaded from:  http://www.girlsgotech.org/girlsgotech_booklet.pdf

Web Sites

The following web sites are some of the many that contain great links for both you and your child. Most of these listings provide information about how to search for specific information and links to other age-appropriate sites for children.

American Association for the Advancement of Science:  www.scienceeverywhere.org

Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project:  www.learner.org/

Family Education Network:  www.pearsonschool.com

The Franklin Institute Science Museum:  http://sln.fi.edu/

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (Cool Science for Curious Kids):  www.hhmi.org/coolscience/index.html

Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley:  www.lhs.berkeley.edu/

Miami Museum of Science:  http://www.miamisci.org

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/home/index.html

National Geographic Society:  www.nationalgeographic.com

National Science Education Standards:  www.nap.edu

National Science Teachers Association:  http://www.nsta.org/portals/parents/

National Wildlife Federation:  www.nwf.org/kids/

PBS NOVA Programs:  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/

Science for Families:  http://www.eduplace.com/parents/hmsc/

A Science Odyssey:  www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/

Smithsonian Institution:  www.si.edu/kids/

U.S. Department of Agriculture - Sci4Kids Science Links and Resources:  http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids/

U.S. Geological Survey Learning Web: http://education.usgs.gov/

Ask Dr. Math:  http://mathforum.org/dr.math/abt.drmath.html

Fibonacci Numbers and Nature: http://www.mcs.surrey.ac.uk/Personal/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fibnat.html

Junior High Math in Canada: http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/mejhm/index.html?launch=true

Math Games and Puzzles:  http://www.edu.uwo.ca/essofamilymath/resource.asp

Science View Interactive Showcase:  http://sv.berkeley.edu/showcase/index.html

Technology Problem of the Week:  http://mathforum.org/tpow/index.direct.html