Turn Your House into a Laboratory!

Experiment at home and discover science.

Build a brushy-bot, swap your ears around, make ice-cream in a bag and so much more!

Fun for sure, mess quite probably and scientific learning guaranteed.

Books to Bring Science Alive                                 

Edible Science Jodi Wheeler Toppen SMALL
Edible Science: Experiments You Can Eat

by Jodi Wheeler-Toppen

Grab a beaker, pick up your whisk and get ready to cook up some solid science.

Using food as our tools (or ingredients!) curious kids become saucy scientists that measure, weigh, combine and craft their way through the kitchen

101 great science experiments Neil Ardley SMALL
101 Great Science Experiments

by Neil Ardley

Make science fun with 101 exciting step-by-step experiments that are safe and easy to do at home.

Neil Ardley shows how you can make a volcano erupt, see around corners, find out how your eyes work, build an electromagnet and much more.

SMALL Home lab exciting experiments for budding scientists Robert Winston
Home Lab: Exciting Experiments for Budding Scientists

by Robert Winston

Stir up some sticky slime, build a Solar System with rubber bands, power a speed boat using soap and construct an erupting volcano, all with Home Lab's exciting experiments for budding scientists.

SMALL Try this 50 fun experiments for the mad scientist in you Karen Romano Young 
Try This!: 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You

by Karen Romano Young

Discover what makes science fun in this book, filled with weird, wacky science facts, basic principles and 50 creative science projects.

Projects involve kid-friendly subjects like electrical charges, chemical explosions and food chemistry and are based on materials easily found at home.

SMALL The Kids Book of Everyday Science Kelly Doudna
The Kids' Book of Everyday Science

by Kelly Doudna

40 simple science activities will have you searching the house for everyday items to learn about temperature, pressure, water, air, heat and plants.

Recommended Websites for Home Scientists                                                             

Warning! Experiments in these websites may cause a mess. Parental assistance is recommended.                             

Science Kids

A New Zealand science and technology website full of fun facts, activities and experiments.

Science Bob Website 

Easy to follow experiments you can do at home. Make a balloon rocket and lava in a cup. Or just look at some wacky visual illusions.

Bill Nye Science Guy Home Demos
Bill Nye - The Science Guy Home Demos

Life Science, Physical Science and Planetary Science with renowned science educator Bill Nye - The Science Guy.

Bend light with physics, make a weightless clothes peg with planetary science or make a Twistin' Tornado with earth science.

Try Science website
Try Science Experiments

Science is everywhere! Sharpen your science knowledge and make sense of the world around you with these fun science activities.

sci show kids
SciShow Kids - Youtube Channel

SciShow Kids explores all those curious topics that make us ask "why?"

Every Tuesday and Thursday, Jessi and her robot rat Squeaks answer your questions and explain fun, complex science concepts for young, curious minds.

Whether conducting experiments, researching new questions, or talking with experts, there's always something new to discover with SciShow Kids, no matter what your age.



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