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Systematic knowledge of the physical or material world gained through observation and experimentation. Eldest children have IQs 2 to 3 points greater than younger siblings’, and the reason is not genetics, but the way their parents treat them, according to the study published in the latest issue of the journal Science researchers at the University of Oslo collected data from 2,40, 000 Norwegian men and found that firstborns had an average IQ of 103.2, about 2 points higher than second-born males and about 3 points higher than men born third.

A specialized dictionary covering terms in the life, earth, and physical sciences, such as the online Science Dictionary on A science dictionary includes many technical terms with precise, specialized meanings—terms not normally found in general dictionaries—making it an invaluable resource for students and professionals in scientific

Here is a science project idea that is simple and easy and that you child can do himself or herself. That rule is unacceptable and violates laws of logic and grammar,” said planetary scientist David Morrison of the NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. Having witnessed so much commitment, energy and impact, I am proud to be involved with Sense about Science. While making you choice from among the variety of available science fiction books, always make it a practice to skim through the

The theory has been the dominant area of research in the last 20 years in the domain of unifying the two laws of science and as the authors note, ‘ the promise of the theory has remained unfulfilled’ As the book review notes. Now you have to help your child find a science project that is interesting enough, creative and unusual, but yet unique enough so that it will not be like the other students science projects at school. Science Fair projects are nothing more than an experiment, write-up and presentation. With freewheeling summer months behind children and school and organized sports just ahead, new research offers some sobering news about the potential for long-term cost when a child’s brain is hurt. Diagrams or models are also not considered to be a good science project because an experiment is not being performed. Also keep in mind that using dangerous chemicals in a science fair project is not allowed. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are K-12 science content

Read the summary of an NAS colloquium to explore research that can improve the effective communication of science to lay audiences. Sense about Science has hugely influenced, helped and improved the relationship between scientists, science and the public. Kids and adults alike are invited to enjoy hands-on science activities every Saturday and Sunday from noon-4 p.m. at the Koshland Science Museum. Join Ira and the Science Friday staff, as well as celebrities and scientists, at the Intrepid Museum on Saturday, October 15.