Awesome S.T.E.A.M.-based science experiments you can do right at home with easy-to-find materials designed for maximum enjoyment, learning, and discovery for kids ages 8 to 12
Join the experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute Labs and explore the science you interact with every day. Using the scientific method, you’ll tap into your own super-powers of logic and deduction to go on a science adventure.
The engaging experiments exemplify core concepts and range from quick and simple to the more complex. Each one includes clear step-by-step instructions and color photos that demonstrate the process and end result. Plus, secondary experiments encourage young readers to build on what they’ve discovered. A “Mystery Solved!” explanation of the science at work helps your budding scientist understand the outcomes of each experiment.
These super-fun, hands-on experiments include:
Building a solar oven and making s’moresCreating an active rain cloud in a jarUsing static electricity created with a balloon to power a light bulbGrowing your own vegetables—from scraps! Investigating the forces that make an object sink or floatAnd so much more! Bursting with more than 200 color photos and incredible facts, this sturdy hard cover is the perfect classroom resource or gift for any aspiring biologist, chemist, physicist, engineer, and mathematician!