Why Science Matters

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“Anybody who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. The most important thing is not to stop questioning. Imagination is more important than knowledge.”. -Albert Einstein

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Why science matters?

Science represents progress, progress is future, and so are our children. The more interest our children have in science, the more they can understand the importance of preserving our Planet, and contribute to quality of life for all of us.

We have previously presented five fun hands-on projects that can get kids excited about science. Nurturing knowledge and imagination in our kids should be every parent’s goal.

Our partners at OpenEducators.org are sharing their bounty of wonderful resources for parents and educators to make science more accessible and fun for our children. “We wanted to share our findings as part of our mission to spread helpful and trustworthy information to the public. We hope parents and teachers will find these useful.”

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Success stories worth sharing: School Girl’s Science Project Changed Real Science

Need more inspiration? Check out these quotes from the masters themselves.

“Science… never solves a problem without creating ten more. ” George Bernard Shaw

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” James Joyce

“We are each entitled to our own opinions, but no one is entitled to his own facts.” Patrick Moynihan

“Science is common sense at its best. ” Thomas Huxley

“Discovery is seeing what everybody else has seen and thinking what nobody else has thought.” Albert Szent-Gyorgi

“For every fact there is an infinity of hypotheses.” Robert M. Pirsig

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