Aug. 9, 2022
Water is everywhere. Around 71% of Earth’s surface is covered with water. We got oceans, rivers, and lakes. And on top of that, we even have water from the sky! Precipitation takes place in all regions of Earth except Antarctica (considered as the driest place in the world). That said, it is inevitable for your kindergartner to throw the where and why questions everytime it rains.
July 19, 2022
It was discussed in the article Kindergarten Physical Science: Energy, Force, and Motion that there are two main categories of energy. And these are the potential energy and the kinetic energy. And under these categories are the more specific types of energy which include gravitational, chemical, elastic, wind, heat, and electrical energies. Of the types of energies mentioned, the first three are classified as potential energy, wind being kinetic, and heat and electrical energies as both potential and kinetic.
July 12, 2022
Previously, your children have learned to recognize equivalent fractions. Today, you will facilitate the learning of your kids on the topic on comparing fractions.
June 27, 2022
As your child begins to throw some questions at you as to why birds can fly and dogs just bark and run, or why fishes can breathe underwater whereas cats hate the idea of getting wet, take the opportunity of giving them a glimpse of the entire animals kingdom by introducing its major groups - mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. This subject simply gives third graders the idea as to how diverse animals are. Through such discussion, kids get to learn the similar traits and significant differences animals have.
June 22, 2022
Multiplication (actually math in general) can seem like an abstract concept that is difficult to think of in practical ways. As parents, we might think back to our days of learning multiplication, and remember how we were taught to memorize facts with flashcards and repeated practice. We were told that memorizing these facts were important, but we were never told why.
When we’re teaching our own children, it’s easy to revert back to the old teaching methods that we are most familiar with, even though memorization drills can become tedious and boring. But learning multiplication can actually be fun!
June 14, 2022
As a family, you experience many moments to cherish, and without them knowing, these simple yet significant memories have the concept of fractions within them. See how fractions appear and impact your daily living, from the happy to the happiest circumstances in your family life. When children have shared similar instances, it is time to tell them what equivalent fractions are. Equivalent fractions are fractions that are equal or have the same value. Consider examples in this article.
June 10, 2022
Your children often receive a part of something when your family bonds together. For example, their father ordered a box of pizza. Each kid would get a portion of the whole pizza. Another instance is if you buy a bucket of chicken containing six pieces, your children will have their share. Also, if one of your kids has received a bar of chocolate from her friend’s mother, he or she can share it to his or her siblings.
June 8, 2022
Kids, especially those in the kindergarten level are naturally active. If you sometimes find yourself worrying or being bothered by your child’s hyperactivity, you can rest assured that it is all normal. Preschoolers and kindergartners are naturally active.
Increased restlessness, more often than not, is a manifestation of their surging stamina. Apart from their overflowing energy, children in this age group also have a shorter attention span compared to older kids. This means that they easily hop on from one activity to another and this can be due to different factors such as boredom and various distractions.
May 30, 2022
Astronomy is a complex but an amazing subject. It covers both Physics and Mathematics while pumping up the inquisitiveness of children. Teaching Astronomy to your first grader can help their interest in Science flourish. It is through this discipline that children will be able to further appreciate the concepts of time, distance, gravity, and size of objects. Astronomy also renders an introductory glimpse on the concepts of matter and energy.
May 27, 2022
Children, especially those in the first grade, are naturally inquisitive with their surroundings. You can also find them calmly staring at the clear night sky asking questions about this seemingly different world above them while pointing their tiny fingers towards those bright twinkling illuminations. For parents, this is definitely one of the best times to feed their children’s curiosity with simple yet accurate knowledge.
Earth and Space Science is indeed a complex course yet a principal discipline nonetheless. This subject can help open up an exciting new world of knowledge that will guide the children in appreciating the nature of space as well as earth’s special spot in the universe. Earth and Space Science will enlighten a kid’s young mind as to how unique the Earth is and why it is important to proactively take steps in preserving it for the generations to come.