If you're like most parents, you want to present your soon-to-be high school grad with a gift they will remember for years to come. An extravagant gift, like a car or some cash, may be appreciated upfront, but the experience of such gifts can fade pretty quickly once life as an adult starts normalizing. Instead of choosing a traditional or trendy gift, surprise your new high school graduate with a gift that inspires and encourages them as they learn to stand on their own two feet as an adult – consider one or more of these ideas:
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.