When Michael Hervas contacted me about the benefits of science for children, I jumped at the chance as I agree it’s a core competency. Enjoy…
8 Reasons Why Kids Should Science More
Along with language and maths, science is an extremely important subject that is central to most school curriculums around the world, but as well as the facts, figures and methods that science teaches, science also teaches children valuable developmental and life skills.
Science helps children to answer questions about the world they live in by showing them how to think critically and teaching them the resilience to keep on questioning. Ultimately science doesn’t just teach kids about science, it teaches them about life and how to think independently for their entire lives.
And getting children interested in science is easier than you might think, from teaching children about thought experiments, taking advantage of some great science kits for children or replicating simple experiments seen on YouTube.
How do you incorporate science in your children’s lives?