We’re going to take a look at some ways to clean pennies that kids can experiment with–not because there’s any great demand for clean pennies, but because it’s a chance to play around with experimentaiton and using the scientific method. Like so much in early learning, the focus here is on the process, not the finished product.
Overview Growing fresh greenery from the tippy top of a root vegetable is a simple project that’ll introduce kids to the Scientific Process and help
Overview A few weeks back we were wondering around the farmer’s market when a booth with alien-looking mushrooms grabbed me by the eyeballs. They were
Here’s a fun experiment from Steve Spangler: Can you balance 10 nails on the head of a nail? Check out the video to learn how
Hydrogen bonds and surface tension give water some amazing properties. Learn more with this experiment involving a penny and drops of water from Steve Spangler:
Here’s a Steve Spangler video demonstrating an experiment that doesn’t seem possible. Can you really stab sticks through a bag of water without any leaks?
Can you grow a crystal star? Check out this experiment from Steve Spangler to learn how:
Here’s Steve Spangler explaining the science behind why using Borax in early learning recipes is just fine: