As well as being a foundation school subject in nearly every country around the world, science is also a basic life skill.
Science teaches children how to think critically, and rather than just teaching pre-existing facts and figures it trains them to learn for themselves.
Ultimately it doesn’t just teach kids about science; it teaches them about life.
Thankfully, there are lots of ways to start your child’s journey into science, from simply allowing them to test out their own ideas, to recreating basic science experiments seen on YouTube.
So without further delay here are 8 great reasons why children should science more, provided by psychology and science website psysci.
Did you encourage your kids to study science? Did it have a positive effect on their lives? Let us know in the comments section below...