Math & Science

Learning to love math and science is important for so many reasons as our world becomes more dependent on technology. Spark imagination, problem solving, logical thinking, and so much more with a strong math and science education. Here's how.

First Grade Math Prep: 6 Skills Your Child Will Learn

Here's what your first grader will learn in school when it comes to numbers, plus how you can help develop his new skills at home with fun math games and songs.
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Bug-Loving 8-Year-Old Girl Co-Authors Scientific Study

This eight-year-old girl was made fun of because of her love of bugs....but the little scientist is getting the last laugh. She's already co-authored a study!
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Researchers Studied Highly Gifted Kids for 45 Years—Here's What They Found

Intelligence matters, according to a massive longitudinal study that looked at gifted kids over the course of their lifetimes.
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Counting on Their Fingers Is a Good Way for Kids to Learn Math, Study Says

A new study has found that using their fingers can help young children learn math skills more effectively than some traditional classroom methods.
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How to Get Kids Started with Coding

Your child may already be learning the basics of coding in school or an after-school program, but here's how to help her hone her skills at home.
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5 Ways to Raise a Science-Lover

Schools still aren’t devoting enough resources to this critical subject, but you can bring science to life with these hands-on ideas.
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More Math & Science

10 Home Science Experiments for Kids

Kids are born researchers. (Yours have probably asked "why?" 14 times already today!) Entertain them and illustrate basic scientific concepts with five easy science experiments—no Ph.D. required.
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23 Fun STEAM and STEM Activities for Kids

Get your kids psyched about STEM and STEAM with interactive activities they can do at home. They'll be amazed to use science, technology, engineering, art, and math in a setting that feels nothing like school.
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Yes! New Report Says Girls Are Finally Closing the Gender Gap in Science

The new national "report card" on educational progress reveals girls and students of color are finally closing the longstanding achievement gap in STEM.