PBS KIDS Play & Learn Science Evaluation Report: Executive Summary

July 31, 2019

This is the executive summary of the full report on the PBS KIDS Play & Learn Science app evaluation study. The PBS KIDS Play & Learn Science app was developed as part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Ready To Learn Initiative, funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This study explored the impact of the PBS KIDS Play & Learn Science app, when used in a supportive context, on children’s understanding of science concepts and use of science and engineering practices; children’s use of science vocabulary; child and parent-child engagement in science and engineering; and parent confidence supporting their child’s science learning.