- February 24, 2018
Generate Affinity Towards Science
Science has shaped the world and is doing at a remarkable rate. The last decade has encountered a range of technological changes and the sole reason behind this rapid improvement is due to the advancement of science.
The scope of various domains in science is in a constant rise and it is really essential to make your child get involved in this vital field. As a parent, it is your duty to inculcate a passion for science into your child.
Demonstrating its importance
This is the pioneer of all the steps that you could take.
Motivation is the basic factor that could drive an individual to complete a certain task. Stating and providing facts to your kid through which he should be able to infer the importance of studying and pursuing science and its related fields.
Examples and Role models
We all know that kids will look up to adults and will get easily influenced.
Your child will follow in the footsteps of the role model.
Many researchers state that the children with this type of role-models in their earlier days has become extremely successful in their lives and to be precise a step ahead of their role models.
Communication with nature
A young child has a lot of internal questions regarding their surrounding environment and nature.
When you try to explain these aspects to your child in a practical and scientific way then it will definitely increase their interest in science. Indeed almost all the mysterious acts that occur in nature will hold a scientific explanation for it. Certain interesting aspects like how can I believe that earth is not flat.
All these questions are the base and explaining the principles to your child can easily tap and groom their interest in science.
Relating to Reality
It’s a fact that every school teaches science as a whole or at least a particular domain of it. But why it is that most of the students are not interested in science. The main reason being that in general humans have a tendency to admire concepts that are practical rather than theoretical explanation. Teach kids computer architecture by doing some real time projects than just providing a block diagram.
You may ask that ‘Practical way of teaching, communication with nature’ all these are fine, but how will I incorporate all these fast and with ease? Science exhibitions are the solutions and will help you to successfully accomplish all the above-provided techniques. Science exhibitions and competitions provide an opportunity for your child to explore the scientific principles and theories in a much practical fashion. This type of learning will be beneficial for the child to grasp the contents with much ease.
It is the parent who can mold their children to make them viable to compete in this fast progressive world. Hope we have dealt with some of the strong techniques with which you can do to groom your child’s interest in science.