A Fungi Experiment To Help Increase Your Middle School Child's Interest In Science

It is important for U.S. students to excel in science to help them compete in the global market as future engineers, scientists, and doctors. A 2012 analysis by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) rated the U.S. 20th out of 34 countries in science performance. It is important to help grow your child's interest in science at an early age so they can succeed later in their school career. You can help your child gain an increased interest in science and supplement their education by completing fun science activities with them at home.

Shocking News! There Is A "Current" Shortage Of Electricians!

They have to be highly skilled, well-trained and are in high demand. Are they doctors or lawyers? No. They are electricians. And as the economy continues to improve, so does the demand for these workers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the need for electricians is expected to grow by 20 percent between the years 2012 and 2022, which is faster than the average for other occupations.  There are numerous reasons why electricians are in such high demand now.

2 Fun Sensory Toys That Are Just Right for Little Hands

While it's impossible to pinpoint exactly who invented the concept of sensory toys, special education settings have made use of them for some time. Designed to focus on specific senses, they have shown an innate ability to attract and hold attention, helping children to relax, engage in fun, or even calm down from a tantrum. Although they work especially well for those with special needs, toddlers can also benefit from a steady diet of sensory play, as most of the learning they do is through touch, smell, sight, or sound.