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Science Experiments For Kids

Simple, easy, cheap experiments and science fair projects you can do in your home school using the scientific method.

Science Fair Help
Scientific Method

Science Experiment Report For Kids
A guide to planning my experiment, thinking about what I’ll learn from it, reporting what I observed and what I learned from doing the experiment.

Experiments

Everything Kids' Science Experiments

The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book
Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You!

by Tom Robinson
With The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book, all you need to do is gather a few household items and you can recreate dozens of mind-blowing, kid-tested science experiments. High school science teacher Tom Robinson shows you how to expand your scientific horizons–from biology to chemistry to physics to outer space.
Kindle Edition

Bill Nye, The Science Guy Home Demos
Easy to do at home science experiments. Watch the videos. Printable sheets for these science experiments available so you won’t get your computer wet.

Bizarre Stuff
This site is an ever growing warehouse of the kinds of projects some of the more demented of us tried as young people, collecting in one place many of the classic, simple science projects that have become part of the collective lore of amateur science.

Dancing Raisin’s Science Project
Kid bored out of his gourd? Add a little snap, crackle, pop to his dull afternoon with water, baking soda, white vinegar and raisins in this kitchen chemistry experiment.

DragonFlyTV
Join in with real kids doing their own science investigations of their favorite activities. A PBS series with programs and experiments outlined here.

Daphne The Science Guinea Pig
If you have a Science question you can Ask Daphne! Daphne is known for her creativity and resources! If she can’t find an answer she’ll tell you that, but when she does, she’ll supply the resource, (if possible) as well.

EarthSky FAQs
The articles and podcasts are by scientists and cover interesting and varied topics. In general the articles are suited for around 8 and up and the podcasts for 12 and up.

Experiments for Children
New activities and experiments every other month that can easily be done at home. From the American Chemical Society.

Exploratorium Science Snacks
Dozens of science “exhibits” you can create right in your own home.


HHMI Biointeractive
Search through hundreds of science experiments, or stick with the staff choices, most popular, or newest experiments.

Hunkin’s Experiments
Cool cartoons that will have you experimenting with food, light, sound, clothes, and a whole lot more! Hundreds of cartoon experiments from cartoonist, broadcaster and engineer Tim Hunkin.

Janice VanCleave’s Science for Fun
All the information you need to create a winning science fair project. Be sure to check out the Science Fair Handbook.

MadSciNet
The 24-hour exploding laboratory. Not sure what you want to learn? Try the Random Knowledge Generator!

Mad Scientist’s Laboratory
Some great experiments you can do at home to explore the strange world around us.

Magic School Bus Fun & Games
What Do You See? Riddle of the Week, pages to color, name search.

Mentos Geyser – Diet Coke Eruption
The simple experiment that became an Internet sensation. Mentos + Pop = Fun. Words cannot begin to describe the awesome eruption that is created from adding Mentos candies to a 2-liter bottle of soda. The eruption is enormous… and so is the learning if you consider the chemistry. More science experimentsfrom Steve Spangler’s favorite Science Experiments.

New York Times Learning Network
New question answered daily. Archive available for browsing.

PEEP Science Curriculum
Written by a preschool teacher who specializes in early childhood science, these easy-to-do ideas are fun ways for you and your kids to learn simple science concepts. Each activity extends the science ideas of each PEEP and the Big Wide World story.

Planet Science | Under 11s
This site has science fun for infants through 10 year olds.

Reeko’s Mad Scientist Lab
Science experiments for children of all ages. Kick off your shoes. Pull up a chair. Make yourself comfortable Oh yeah, did we mention that protective goggles are required.

Robert Krampf, The Happy Scientist
Robert Krampf offers to email you a wide variety of experiments that are unusual, safe, dramatic, cheap, and fun. His new site here provides ways to follow him on Facebook.

Santa Barbara Science
We went to Brian Rich’s seminar on homeschooling science at the Home=Ed Conference. Advice and experiments.

Science Activities for First & Second Grade
From the kitchen to the playground, and even in the car, science is all around us. Try some of these science activities for first grade or second grade kids and instill a love of science in your child at a young age.

Science Bob
Here’s list of great science experiments with instructions that you can do right at home or at school. In order for your science experiment to be safe and successful, be sure to: Get your parent’s or teacher’s permission, and their help and follow the directions as written.

Science 4 Fun
Learn Science with experiments and ideas. We provide explanation with every experiments to help you understand what is happening behind the scene. Our experiments are safe and easy to do at home and schools, so enjoy every experiment.

School Science Clips
Interactive Flash science lessons for kids by age level from the BBC.

Science Made Simple
Kids, learn science the easy, hands-on way. Get fun science projects & great experiments using household materials. Clear, detailed answers to your science questions.

The Science Mouse
A science e-zine for children. Loads of articles on all sorts of science topics. See Crafts and Projects for ideas.

Science Project Ideas for Kids
Janice VanCleve’s new science blog. While every child will not choose a science career, every child will benefits from mastering science skills. So let’s get started.


Science Toys
Make toys at home with common household materials, often in only a few minutes, that demonstrate fascinating scientific principles.

Science With Me
Animations, games, worksheets, kids science projects, e-books, e-coloring books. Some sections free to try, site membership available with adult registration.

Sid the Science Kid
An award-winning educational animated television series that uses comedy and music to promote exploration, discovery and science readiness among preschoolers. Select your age through age 8 to find age-appropriate experiments and online games.

Solar Energy For Kids
Kids that learn about solar energy will be in a better position to make the right energy choices when they get older. Perhaps they might invent a new technology that will help us gain more from our daily bath of solar energy.

Steve Spangler Science
Experiments by scientific categories. Helps in finding just the right experiment to answer your questions.

Supercharged Science Homeschool Science Activity Manual & Video Guide
This is a collection of easy – but really cool – science experiments, AND includes step-by-step videos that show you exactly how to do them. Plus learn the 3 keys to teaching homeschool science the easy way. Do activities like making plasma in your microwave, building an electrostatic motor, creating speakers that can play music from your ipod and more. Also, learn how as a parent you can teach science more effectively AND more easily too.

ZoomSci
Mix hot science withyour cool ideas.

Field Trips

Field Trips
Science museums and their websites can be a gold mine for ideas for science experiments. Visit both as often as you can.


Mentors and Career Advice

Double Helix Science Club
Club members do heaps of their own cool experiments, get the chance to work with some of Australia’s leading scientists doing real research.

Science Clubs

Science a GoGo
Invent a solution to the science problem of the month and win a silly prize. Come back regularly.

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