Science

Science

Balancing Chemical Equations Made Easy

Audience:
Parents of Students in Grades 6-12
This class offers a basic understanding of how to balance a chemical equation. Parents will learn about what a chemical formula looks like, how to count the number of atoms in a chemical formula and how to successfully balance a simple chemical equation. Please come prepared with a pencil and a piece of paper as we practice this together.
Science

How to Classify Objects Using Science

Audience:
Parents of Students in Grades 2-7
This class explains a method of using science to help classify objects. Parents will learn how to use aspects of an object that can be seen with their eyes to create a formal scientific classification. Please come prepared with a pencil and a piece of paper as we practice this together.
Science

How to Conduct Science Observations at Home

Audience:
Parents of Students in Grades 4-12
This class teaches parents how to organize a structured scientific observation in their own home or yard. We will learn the basics of animal behavioral observation and how to assist children to learn to appreciate nature by observing it as young scientists and naturalists. Please come prepared with pencil and paper as we practice this together.
Science

How to Create a Home Science Journal

Audience:
Parents of Students in Grades 4-12
This class offers parents an understanding of science journaling. Writing scientifically is an important skill for children to have as they move to higher grades. It is important for science students to be able to observe and write about items in the world factually, in a scientific manner without opinion or emotion.
Science

Understanding the Science Difference Between Fact and Opinion

Audience:
Parents of Students in Grades 4-8
This class introduces parents to the science concepts of objective (fact) and subjective (opinion). In science, students are required to be able to tell the difference between facts and opinions as they move through experiments and observations. Parents will learn simple practice methods to help students understand this as it applies to the world around them.