Awesome Science Experiments for Kids: 100+ Fun STEAM Projects and Why They Work
Super fun experiments for kids to get super excited about science
Getting kids excited about science can be difficult. Science Experiments for Kids provides young scientists ages 5-10 with hands-on experiments that teach them how to apply the scientific method. From the home laboratory of former chemistry teacher and blogger behind the Science Kiddo, Crystal Chatterton combines fun experiments with the hows and whys behind them in Science Experiments for Kids.
Science Experiments for Kids contains:
- 100 + STEAM Experiments providing interactive science experiments for kids in science, technology, engineering, art, and math
- Easy-to-Follow Instructions making science experiments for kids simple and fun to do
- Colorful Photos illustrating science experiments for kids, common household materials used, plus the final results
From figuring out how quicksand works to turning a lemon into a battery, Science Experiments for Kids teaches young scientists how cool it is to be curious.
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About the AuthorCRYSTAL CHATTERTON is an educator, a chemist, and a stay-at-home-mom. Her blog, The Science Kiddo, grew from her eagerness to find exciting ways to introduce her son to science. Since that time, she has made it her mission to help kids fall in love with science. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she homeschools her three children.
"This book is an impressive collection of experiments for kids (and adults). The instructions are clear and the observed phenomena are well explained. Curious minds will learn and enjoy!" -- Steve Fleming, PhD, Professor of Instruction, Temple University
"As a busy mom, I'm excited to say 'yes' to more projects with my kids simply by opening a book and checking the materials list. As a chemistry teacher, I want real science, explained at the appropriate level, and experiments that always work. This book sets up even the most scientifically-challenged person to become a STEAM wizard while still keeping the material fresh for more experienced explorers."--Megan Larsen, High School Chemistry Teacher, Desert Vista High School, Phoenix AZ
"Children are naturally curious, and Crystal's experiments with everyday objects provide a fun way to help children--and their parents--understand a little more about the world around them."--Kathryn D. Burke, PhD, General Chemistry Teaching Labs Manager, University of Delaware
"This brilliant book is perfect for both my classroom and my own children at home. I can draw from the 'whys and hows' in the book to sound like an expert and refer to the suggested questions to extend learning and incorporate the scientific method."--Holly Davies, M.Ed, Advanced Learning Specialist at Utah Virtual Academy
"This beautiful book is easy to read and the directions are easy to follow. I love that the book not only explains how each experiment works, it also explains the science behind each one. These are fun, colorful, and attention-grabbing activities for all ages!"-- Nancy Ward, M.Ed., Administrator of Educational Support, Jordan School District, Salt Lake City, Utah