Don't let your kids get blinded by science! Instead, have them roll up their sleeves and dive in with these ten awesome hands-on experiments.
Learn about acids and bases with homemade litmus paper. The kids can turn this one into an art project too.
Did you know play dough conducts electricity? Hook up a battery and use LED lights to create circuits that really work. Click over for recipes and tutorial.
Just how do those fish and submarines rise and dive in the water? Learn the secret of air pressure and buoyancy with this homemade toy.
It's part science experiment, part building, part race to the finish. Put those parts together and one thing is clear—the kids will love constructing their own balloon car.
Air is powerful stuff. Check out this totally awesome and super easy DIY hovercraft. I can see this being the hit of a science themed birthday party or scout meeting.
This lava lamp is more than groovy, it's a life lesson—oil and water don't mix. It's science and a poetic metaphor rolled into one.
Calling all future entomologists! Check out this homemade Berlese Funnel. How many arthropods are in your soil?
Kids may know flowers drink water but they don't necessarily see it. Now they can with this experiment that has daisies turning colors right before their eyes.
I remember my dad showing me how it rained by holding a dinner plate over a pot of boiling spaghetti. This experiment kicks my dad's up a notch. Teach kids about the weather by making it rain indoors!
Simple Science: Static Magic
Static Electricty Game
Take a Ride on a Hovercraft
Groovy Lava Lamp
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